Durham Wildlife Trust hosts a wide range of events each month catering for all ages, abilities and wildlife interests. Browse our selection of upcoming events below and get involved.
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Discover how to pond dip like a pro! Recording our findings so we can investigate how healthy our ponds really are. Rainton Meadows – Home Education Outdoors Come to explore, discover and conserve at Rainton[...]
After a successful exhibition of her work in March, Diane is running an Oil Painting workshop that will develop your skills in painting on wood, and how to advance your pallet knife and brush skills[...]
Learn about water voles in our region, how to look for tracks and signs and hopefully see these special mammals in their natural environment. Please note places are limited so book your place quickly! Meet[...]
Use your senses to explore new life on the reserve and cook some foraged treats on the campfire. Rainton Meadows – Home Education Outdoors Come to explore, discover and conserve at Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve. [...]
Come along and join in with pond dipping. We will go and see what we can discover under the surface and follow up with some bug themed crafts. Photo credit belongs to Ross Hoddinott/2020VISION. £5 per[...]
Create some wild art using nature and items from nature as your inspiration with Rainton Meadows Assistant Mandy. All ages welcome but children must be accompanied by an adult. £5 per child – £2 per[...]
EXPLORING WILDFLOWERS AT RAINTON MEADOWS COURSE OVERVIEW A workshop for anybody interested in flowering plants and new to wildflower identification. We will be using the flowers and other plant parts as well as practical tips[...]
Join us for a walk around Herrington Hill – one of our newest reserves. Learn about the management, history and wildlife of this fantastic and special site. Transport from Rainton Meadows visitor car park to[...]
CALCAREOUS GRASSLANDS: PLANT ID and NVC – 2 Day Course The grasses (Poaceae) are an extremely important group of plants, both ecologically and economically. They can give us a lot of information about habitats and[...]
Run for Wildlife! Saturday 17th August will see our annual 5k Run Rainton Fun Run take place at Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve. Beginning at 10.30am, our 5k(ish) Trail(ish) Fun Run will take you over a challenging[...]