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Rail station wildlife gardens to receive stamp of approval from NWT

Rail station wildlife gardens to receive stamp of approval from NWT

News - Thursday 15 July, 2021

Community efforts to boost nature at rail stations are to be rewarded with an official accreditation from Norfolk Wildlife Trust for station volunteers’ efforts to improve biodiversity at rail stations Greater Anglia has partnered with Norfolk Wildlife Trust to formally recognise the achievements of its team of volunteer &lsquo…
Commons for the future?

Commons for the future?

News - Thursday 08 July, 2021

Norfolk Wildlife Trust has this week published a study which considers the strengths and weaknesses of the potential for new commons, with recommendations for a number of ways forward.  These include creating commons as new open spaces…
Discover seaside soap operas during National Marine Week

Discover seaside soap operas during National Marine Week

News - Friday 25 June, 2021

Staycations mean more of us are set to discover the delights of our shores and coastal…

Closer to home - Cley Calling

Closer to home - Cley Calling

Article - by Nick Acheson

I often wonder what the past year has taught us. We have learned a new lexicon, of course…

More than £600k raised to expand Brecks nature reserve

More than £600k raised to expand Brecks nature reserve

News - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Norfolk Wildlife Trust has reached its fundraising target to expand one of the Brecks’…
Go wild for beetles this summer

Go wild for beetles this summer

Monday 07 June, 2021

Have you seen a two-spot bishy barnabee, a scorpion impersonator or a male beetle with swollen hind legs? This summer Norfolk Wildlife Trust is asking people to share their sightings of three brilliant beetles to show how important gardens can be to support nature. Every season, NWT runs a wildlife spotter survey, asking you to help…


Nearer than you think: Creatures of the night

Nearer than you think: Creatures of the night

by Robert Morgan

The dark hours of the night are an active time for many fascinating species, including a number of moths. NWT Reserves Officer, Robert Morgan, has taken a closer look at the moths of the night and how you can enjoy moth-spotting at home. Being out in a wood or on a heath - even at the bottom of the garden - the dead of night…


Day Flying Moths

Day Flying Moths

Saturday 17 July, 2021 - by Robert Morgan

It's not just butterflies that can bring joy as they flutter among the flowers - try moths too, says Norfolk Wildlife Trust Reserves Officer Robert Morgan. July and August are great months to look for butterflies, but this is also a good time to search for their much maligned cousin…

Bishop's Garden July Update: From Moths to Wild Flowers

Bishop's Garden July Update: From Moths to Wild Flowers

Thursday 15 July, 2021 - by Barry Madden

In a new update on our Bishop's House Garden Wildlife Audit project, Volunteer Surveyor Barry Madden reveals all on the species that have been making the garden their home this summer. It's a busy time of…
Swift Awareness Week

Swift Awareness Week

Thursday 01 July, 2021 - by Sarah Gibson

As Swift Awareness Week (3rd - 11th July 2021) approaches, Shropshire Wildlife Trust's swift expert Sarah Gibson explores the early life of these brilliant birds as they scope out nesting sites and meet the neighbours. "And here…
Exploring Living Landscapes: Finding Common Ground and connecting young people with nature

Exploring Living Landscapes: Finding Common Ground and connecting young people with nature

Thursday 24 June, 2021 - by Meg Watts

NWT's Communications Intern: Diversity, Meg Watts, visited NNF Common Ground's 'Living Landscapes' exhibition to explore the special relationship between art and nature. Nestled in the depths of central…