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Norfolk Wildlife Trust
Bewick House
22 Thorpe Road
Norwich
NR1 1RY

Registered charity: 208734
VAT number: 876 3225 06

Telephone: 01603 625540
Send us an email: info@norfolkwildlifetrust.org.uk

Please note: If you see any livestock (sheep, cattle or ponies) on our reserves in difficulty or distress please contact our Grazing Manager, David Tallentire on 07769 710369. If you see any wildlife in difficulty please contact the RSPCA.

About Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Norfolk Wildlife Trust is the oldest Wildlife Trust in the country. The purchase of 400 acres of marsh at Cley on the north Norfolk coast in 1926 to be held ‘in perpetuity as a bird breeding sanctuary’ provided a blueprint for nature conservation which has now been replicated across the UK.

NWT has come a long way in 90 years. From humble beginnings we now:
  • have over 35,000 members, more than 100 corporate members, and eight thriving local members groups.
  • give conservation advice to a wide variety of organisations and individuals
  • provide education services for over 5,000 young people on school and university field trips each year.
  • run hundreds of informative and fun events at our reserves
  • care for over 50 nature reserves and other protected sites encompassing wetland, heathland, woodland and coastal habitats that provide a home for flagship species including otter, water vole, natterjack toad, bittern, common crane, marsh harrier, bearded tit, swallowtail and Norfolk hawker.

Our vision for Norfolk:
  • where the future of wildlife is protected and enhanced through sympathetic management
  • and people are connected with and inspired by Norfolk’s wildlife and wild spaces

Please browse the site to find out more about what we do and consider supporting our work for Norfolk’s wildlife.

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NWT Staff and Trustees


Patron: Her Majesty the Queen
Vice Patron: Sir Timothy Colman KG

President: Bill Jordan
Hon Vice President: Michael Baker
Hon Vice President: Mary Dorling
Hon Vice President: Martin Shaw
Hon Vice President: John Snape
Hon Vice President: Angela Turner

Ambassador: Ben Garrod

Members of Council as at 30 January 2017
Chair: David Thompson
Treasurer: Jon Humphreys

Greg Beeton
Tom Green
Garth Inman
Tony Leech
Alice Liddle
Philip Norton
Jeff Price
Geoff Randall
Ann Roberts
Sue Roe
Mike Toms

 
Members of Staff as at 1 April 2017

CHIEF EXECUTIVE’S OFFICE

Chief Executive and Company Secretary: Brendan Joyce
Executive Officer: Marion Riches
Administrator to the Chief Executive's Office: Katie Cutmore
PR & Communications Manager (maternity cover): Sue Borges
Copywriter: Nick Acheson
Graphic Designer: Hannah Moulton
Cley Project Manager: Ian Leatherbarrow
Cley Project Administration Assistant: Nicky Talbot
HR Manager: Kate Martin


NATURE RESERVES & LAND MANAGEMENT

Head of Nature Reserves - Woods, Heaths, Brecks, Brecks Heathland Project, West Norfolk, Grazing Operation: John Milton
Head of Nature Reserves - Broads, Coast, Wetlands including Wissey Project: Kevin Hart
Senior Reserves Officer: Debs Kershaw
Reserves Officer (Broads & Coast): Kirsty Bailey
Administration Assistant (Reserves): Claire Brooks
Grazing Officer: Jonathan Preston
Shepherd: Corinne Lehmann
Warden Cley & Salthouse Marshes: George Baldock
Warden Cley & Salthouse Marshes: Bernard Bishop
Reserves Manager West Norfolk: Bill Boyd
Assistant Reserves Manager West Norfolk: Anne Simpson
West Norfolk Reserves Assistant Warden: Nicolas Vilela
Estate Worker West Norfolk: Stephen Rowland
Warden Holme Dunes: Gary Hibberd
Warden Upper Thurne: John Blackburn
Estate Worker Upper Thurne: Bob Morgan
Seasonal Boat Coordinator: David Jenkin
Warden Bure & Ant Marshes: Adam Pimble
Assistant Warden Bure & Ant Marshes: Mark Amiss
Estate Worker Bure & Ant: Gary Williams
Senior Reserves Officer Woods and Heaths: Steve Collin
Reserves Assistant Woods and Heaths: Joe Hanks
Machinery Specialist: Paul Lambert
Reserves Manager Breckland: Matthew Blissett
Assistant Reserves Manager Breckland: Paul Waterhouse
Brecks Heathland Project Officer: Andy Palles-Clark
 

PEOPLE & WILDLIFE

Head of People and Wildlife: David North
Senior Conservation Officer: John Hiskett
Conservation Officer: Helen Baczkowska
Conservation Officer: Sam Brown
Conservation Officer: (Maternity Cover): Aaron Brown
Conservation Officer: Emily Nobbs
Interpretation Officer: Chris Hood
Senior Education Officer: Annabel Hill
Education Officer: Jennifer Morpeth
Cley Community Education Officer: Rachael Wright
Project Officer: Gemma Walker
Project Officer: Mark Webster
Volunteer Coordinator: Alan Marchbank

FUNDRAISING

Head of Development: Nik Khandpur
Fundraising Officer: Kate Aldridge
Fundraising & Legacy Officer: Jane Ryan
Fundraising Assistant: Martin Parker
Membership Development Officer: James Hogg

FINANCE & SUPPORT SERVICES

Head of Finance & Support Services: Colin Ford
Finance Officer: Gill Fisher
Finance Assistant: Kimara Farrow
Membership Officer: Lucy Denman
Administrative Assistant: Jean Petit
Administrative Assistant: Nicola Cummins
IT Manager: Mike Hudd
IT Assistant: Chris Hunt
Support Services Officer: Sheila Weller
Receptionist (Mon-Tues): Annie Rhodes
Receptionist (Wed-Fri) Teresa Le Compte

Norfolk Wildlife Enterprises & Visitor Centres

Visitor Centre and Sales Manager: Nick Morrit
Sales Officer: Amy Cartwright

Cley Visitor Centre Manager: Phoebe Vincent
Cley and Holme Dunes Catering Manager: Janine Shea
Cley Senior Visitor Reception Assistant: Gary Mills
Cley Senior Catering Assistant: Silvia Combe
Cley Visitor Reception Assistant: Beverley Whiley
Cley Catering Assistant: Abi Woodruff


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Latest News from Norfolk Wildlife Trust

2017-04-18 £1 million target reached to s £1 million target reached to secure future of international wetland Hickling Broad
Tuesday 18 April, 2017
Norfolk Wildlife Trust has announced today that the £1 million target had been reached through donations to the...
2017-03-15 'Microsculpture' 'Microsculpture'
Wednesday 15 March, 2017
'Microsculpture' is a unique exhibition resulting from a ground breaking insects project by Levon Biss, Briti...
2017-03-07 Celebrating 'The Year of Norfo Celebrating 'The Year of Norfolk’s Nature' - photography competition
Tuesday 07 March, 2017
Norfolk Wildlife Trust today [Wednesday 8 March 2017] announced the winner of its photographic competition celebratin...
2017-02-16 Do some 'fun raising' and Do some 'fun raising' and "Help Hickling" Broad
Thursday 16 February, 2017
Norfolk Wildlife Trust has an ambitious target of raising £1 million by 31 March 2017 to help it purchase 655 a...
2017-02-02 World Wetlands Day celebrates World Wetlands Day celebrates major public commitment to securing Norfolk’s finest wetland
Thursday 02 February, 2017
Norfolk Wildlife Trust has announced today on World Wetlands Day that over £500,000 has been donated so far to ...
2017-01-14 Sea Flooding at NWT Cley Marsh Sea Flooding at NWT Cley Marshes Nature Reserve
Saturday 14 January, 2017
Update: 18 January 2017 Following the flooding at the weekend, reserve staff are now carrying out a clean-up and ...
2016-12-06 A strong step towards securing A strong step towards securing Hickling Broad
Tuesday 06 December, 2016
Norfolk Wildlife Trust has announced that over £128,000 has been donated so far as a result of it launching the...
2016-11-21 It's time to chat about the ba It's time to chat about the bat
Monday 21 November, 2016
Join bat expert John Goldsmith for an evening this Thursday [24 November] discovering the secret lives of these noctu...
2016-11-02 Hickling Broad - urgent appeal Hickling Broad - urgent appeal to secure future of historic Norfolk wildlife haven
Wednesday 02 November, 2016
 Norfolk Wildlife Trust today announced it is launching a £1 million appeal to secure the future of one of...
2016-10-04 Grand band of volunteers for w Grand band of volunteers for wildlife
Tuesday 04 October, 2016
More than one thousand caring people in Norfolk are supporting Norfolk Wildlife Trust in protecting our county’...
2016-10-01 Call for the Government to gra Call for the Government to grasp a better future for the countryside
Saturday 01 October, 2016
Norfolk Wildlife Trust and the other Wildlife Trusts and RSPB in Eastern England have joined together in expressing t...
2016-09-30 New report calls for 48 new pr New report calls for 48 new protected areas at sea
Friday 30 September, 2016
Today The Wildlife Trusts publish a new report, ‘The case for more Marine Conservation Zones’. The report...