News & Updates

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

A rare glimpse into the life of North-East Kittiwakes

FOOTAGE taken by specially-installed cameras will again allow the public to watch an internationally-important colony of Kittiwakes during the breedi...
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Easter Opening Hours

  Happy Easter from everyone at Durham Wildlife Trust! To plan your Spring visit, here are our Easter opening hours: At Low Barns Visitor Cent...
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How to make sure your recycling ends up recycled!

As more and more things are becoming recyclable it's becoming difficult to know what is recyclable and what isn't! Durham Wildlife Trust have decided ...
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A Hint of Spring

The vernal equinox falls at this time of year, when the day length matches the night length, indicating that longer days are ahead, with the promise o...
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Volunteering Fair at Low Barns

Durham Wildlife Trust’s Volunteering Fair takes place at Low Barns Nature Reserve on Sunday 8th April. Whether you’re looking for a new hob...
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How to Care for Injured Wildlife

BIRDS: An injured bird should always be passed onto a local vet, RSPCA in England and Wales, SSPCA in Scotland, USPCA in Northern Ireland or an ind...
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Flood Warning

Please note: People due to visit Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve today, Saturday 17th March, a section of the road leading into the reserve has flooded...
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Bird Feeder Hygiene

There’s been a fair bit of coverage in the media this week about a study showing the risks of disease to garden birds associated with feeding them, ...
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Creating a wildlife haven in an unlikely place

  A constant and increasing demand on land for houses and industrial development highlights the importance of the pockets of buffer land surrounding ...
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The Hidden Butterfly Population

One perk of volunteering for Durham Wildlife Trust is getting the opportunity to see the trust's nature reserves, every day is a new day and a new pot...
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