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‘Don’t come yet’ plea from Norfolk Coast

‘Don’t come yet’ plea from Norfolk Coast

News - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Severe lack of open car parks, toilets and catering facilities puts visitors and residents in the area of outstanding natural beauty at risk, Norfolk Coast Partnership says.  Following the government’s announcement on Sunday 10 May that people can ‘drive to other destinations’, the people, communities and wildlife of…
Norwich Nature Notes – May

Norwich Nature Notes – May

Blog - Thursday 21 May, 2020 - by Roger and Jenny Jones

The human race may have been severely affected by coronavirus but wildlife is still out and around us and largely unconcerned. As we write this, we have just heard four grasshopper warblers “reeling” all at the same time. Yes, in…
New review shows the benefits of daily nature contact as 30 Days Wild draws close

New review shows the benefits of daily nature contact as 30 Days Wild draws close

News - Thursday 21 May, 2020

The feel-good factor from simple daily contact with nature can last for months, once…

NWT reaction to conditional support for Western Link road

NWT reaction to conditional support for Western Link road

News - Monday 18 May, 2020

Norfolk Wildlife Trust is dismayed to learn that central government support has been given…

Meadows on the verge

Meadows on the verge

Article - by David North

Few wildflower meadows remain in Norfolk but we probably all have a roadside verge close to…
Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

Wednesday 13 May, 2020

A message from our Chief Executive, Pamela Abbott, Wednesday 13 May 2020 Thank you so much for your support and patience during these difficult times. The stewardship of nature in Norfolk has become harder than ever during the pandemic. At the same time, it has been wonderful to hear so many of your stories of finding solace and delight in…


Global Challenges, Norfolk Solutions - Coming to our senses

Global Challenges, Norfolk Solutions - Coming to our senses

by David North

Norfolk Wildlife Trust is counting down to the start of this year’s 30 Days Wild: June’s national nature challenge to do something wild every day for a whole month. This year’s challenge is more important than ever as we enjoy the wildlife close to our homes and the solace nature can provide. We know from numerous studies…


Thorpe Marshes: A refuge in lockdown

Thorpe Marshes: A refuge in lockdown

Wednesday 06 May, 2020 - by Chris Durdin

It’s a spring we’ll never forget. You can imagine the conversations in years to come: “What did you do during lockdown?” For a lot of people in Thorpe St Andrew, on the eastern edge of Norwich, the answer will be regular walks at Thorpe Marshes. In the period since lockdown started, the nature reserve has been the…

Random Acts of Wildness

Random Acts of Wildness

Monday 04 May, 2020 - by Helen Baczkowska

I know I am not the only one to have been seeking solace by watching nature over the past few months and working from home in spring this year has given me an opportunity to take time to enjoy the wildlife on my doorstep. A high point for me…
Deciphering the dawn chorus

Deciphering the dawn chorus

Thursday 30 April, 2020 - by Nick Acheson

When we look at wildlife, anthropomorphising is commonly discouraged. ‘If you project human feelings onto animals,’ we’re told, ‘you won’t observe what is really going on.’ But if, like me, you see…
Norwich Nature Notes

Norwich Nature Notes

Tuesday 21 April, 2020 - by Roger and Jenny Jones

As you will be aware Norfolk Wildlife Trust has had to cancel all events up to 31 July because of coronavirus. This includes the Norwich Local Members Group talk in April and our walk in May, hopefully we will be able to reschedule both of…