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Nigel and Joshua’s Lad join the grazing ponies on local wildlife site

Nigel and Joshua’s Lad join the grazing ponies on local wildlife site

News - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Two Dartmoor Ponies are settling in to their new home at Litcham Common in West Norfolk, where they will graze the heath for wildlife. Norfolk Wildlife Trust has worked with the site’s management committee to purchase and safely deliver the ponies. Litcham Common in West Norfolk  is a County Wildlife Site, cared for by a local…
Otters in Norfolk

Otters in Norfolk

Blog - Tuesday 24 April, 2018 - by Ben Moore

During the recent warm weather, it was nice to be able to get outside at lunchtime and feel the sun's promise that spring is on the way. The riverside walk alongside the River Wensum is an excellent place to spot some urban wildlife…
Wildlife in Common

Wildlife in Common

Article - by Helen Baczkowska

My earliest encounters with wildlife were on the few hectares of common land I now live near…

Ben to go Broads to Brecks to celebrate Norfolk Day

Ben to go Broads to Brecks to celebrate Norfolk Day

News - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Ambassador of Norfolk Wildlife Trust and of Norfolk Day, Dr Ben Garrod, will journey across…

New research reveals nature’s beauty increases happiness

New research reveals nature’s beauty increases happiness

News - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

30 Days Wild pioneers action to connect people with nature The Wildlife Trusts&rsquo…

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90th anniversary

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North Norfolk Woods

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Heaths

Heaths

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Celebrate the start of spring with Norfolk Festival of Nature this April

Celebrate the start of spring with Norfolk Festival of Nature this April

Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Join in with a weekend of nature activities and events at The Forum in Norwich 21 – 22 April This April, Norfolk Festival of Nature is marking the start of spring by inviting people to join in a weekend of nature themed activities and events at The Forum in Norwich. With hands-on activities like pond dipping and a city tree trail…


A record breaking year of volunteering for NWT

A record breaking year of volunteering for NWT

by Alan Marchbank

Volunteers support just about every aspect of Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s work: whether wielding a computer mouse in an office, a spade on a nature reserve or a bat detector and clipboard in survey. Volunteer coordinator, Alan Marchbank explores how they enable so much more to be achieved for Norfolk’s wildlife.    The…


The hardest job in the world?

The hardest job in the world?

Tuesday 10 April, 2018 - by David North

This is the time when NWT’s new seasonal engagement and education staff* start their busy roles, guiding and teaching visiting school parties on our nature reserves and running events to engage visitors and the public with Norfolk’s wildlife. What do I say when I meet our new team? That you will be busy? Of course! That you are…

Winter walk in the Claylands

Winter walk in the Claylands

Monday 12 March, 2018 - by Helen Baczkowska

A day of snowfall tempted me outdoors, following the edge of an arable field, alongside a tall and ancient hedge. Tall hedges are, in themselves, a feature of the South Norfolk Claylands, sometimes being a remnant of woodland left when the…
Visiting ‘our’ seals in Norfolk

Visiting ‘our’ seals in Norfolk

Friday 16 February, 2018 - by Ben Garrod

I have been lucky enough to have lived with wild chimpanzees in Uganda, followed walruses in Svalbard and surveyed humpback whales around Madagascar but there has always been a bit of an argument within the circles of biologists and…
Thorpe Marshes in the 1960s

Thorpe Marshes in the 1960s

Tuesday 09 January, 2018 - by Chris Durdin

John Rushmer, now aged 93, farmed what is now NWT Thorpe Marshes in the 1960s. His memories were crystal clear when I went to see him to pick his brains about the recent history of my local nature reserve. As a tenant elsewhere of landowners…