News & Updates

Take some time out and enjoy reading our selection of news and project updates from around the Trust.

Members Day 2018

Join us for our Members Day at Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve! Saturday 1st September 2018 10.30am-3.00pm There will be wildlife themed fun and...
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100 local runners take on Sunderland nature reserve

  Saturday 18th August saw Durham Wildlife Trust’s first fun run, ‘Run Rainton’ take place over a breath-taking course at Rainton Meadow...
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Leisure company to support wildlife trust’s conservation work

Durham Wildlife Trust (DWT) has launched a fundraising initiative with Verdant Leisure group to support work on its nature reserves. Every time som...
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Top 5 tips for a wildlife friendly allotment

The 13th August marked National Allotment Week so Durham Wildlife trust is sharing tips on how to create a wildlife friendly plot. Provide a va...
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Recording Wildlife Sightings at Heart of Nature Conservation

Recording wildlife sightings is important for the future of nature conservation and can help inform research across the county of the North East. Reco...
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Kittiwake Statement

Durham Wildlife Trust are a partner in the Tyne Kittiwake Partnership (TKP). In recent weeks we have been made aware of a number of kittiwakes that ha...
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August with Durham Wildlife Trust

Despite the buzzing from insects and children, August is a quieter month for wildlife. Our summer visiting birds have already sneaked away - takin...
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School honored for conservation work

Durham Wildlife Trust has named Barbara Priestman Academy in Sunderland as its School of the Year for its conservation work. DWT experts work with ...
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The Big Butterfly Count

Here is something Durham Wildlife Trust has been doing for a while...  The Small Pearl Bordered Fritillary Project (SPBF) A successful re-wildi...
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The search for the elusive dormouse continues

A group of volunteers with both Durham Wildlife Trust's Heart of Durham Project and the Land of Oak and Iron had an invitation they could not refuse! ...
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