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Norfolk Wildlife Trust announces new President

Norfolk Wildlife Trust announces new President

News - Friday 15 October, 2021

During yesterday's AGM, Norfolk Wildlife Trust welcomed national journalist and award-winning natural history writer, Patrick Barkham, as its new President. Patrick takes over from Bill Jordan, who joined as NWT President in 2011 and has been in the role for 10 years. Bill Jordan is well known for his advocacy of conservation grade…
Climate action needs nature. Nature needs climate action. Neither will succeed if we don't prepare for a changing world

Climate action needs nature. Nature needs climate action. Neither will succeed if we don't prepare for a changing world

News - Friday 08 October, 2021

The Wildlife Trusts' COP26 report says it’s time to tackle the twin crises at speed The Wildlife Trusts are calling on the UK Presidency of the global climate conference COP26 to tackle the nature crisis alongside the climate…
New Chief Executive of Norfolk Wildlife Trust announced

New Chief Executive of Norfolk Wildlife Trust announced

News - Monday 30 August, 2021

The trustees of Norfolk Wildlife Trust are delighted to announce the appointment of Eliot…

 Sunflowers power £2 million for nature’s recovery

 Sunflowers power £2 million for nature’s recovery

News - Thursday 19 August, 2021

Wildlife friendly farm, which grows wild bird seed, and 100 acres of sunflowers, celebrates…

Nearly quarter of a million pounds for South Norfolk conservation from government’s Green Recovery Challenge Fund

Nearly quarter of a million pounds for South Norfolk conservation from government’s Green Recovery Challenge Fund

News - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Norfolk Wildlife Trust has been awarded a grant of £244,400 for an innovative…
The Wildlife Trusts raise £25m in a year to kickstart nature's recovery

The Wildlife Trusts raise £25m in a year to kickstart nature's recovery

Tuesday 28 September, 2021

A year ago today, The Wildlife Trusts launched a vision to put nature into recovery across at least 30% of land and sea by 2030 and started an appeal to raise £30 million to begin the work. Today The Wildlife Trusts are delighted to announce that in just twelve months we have raised over £25 million. 35 important nature recovery…


Hello October - the recycling month

Hello October - the recycling month

by Nick Acheson

NWT Ambassador Nick Acheson shares his appreciation for October's role in our environment - and the vital need for rewilding to continue. Hello October - spider-scribbled month of mould and mulch, stealer of sunshine, bringer of the brents - I had not thought to see you here so soon. I was not ready for your sad, abundant hedgerows…


A New Direction: Starting Small by Creating Norfolk Wetlands

A New Direction: Starting Small by Creating Norfolk Wetlands

Thursday 21 October, 2021 - by William Walker

This guest blog post has been produced by a Junior Winner of this year's Orwell Youth Prize, a writing prize for young people in school years 8-13 (or equivalent), which uses the writing of George Orwell as a starting point to inspire young people to think and write about the world they live in. The theme for the 2021…

Broadland Group Moth Night

Broadland Group Moth Night

Thursday 07 October, 2021 - by Jerry Simpson

Norfolk Wildlife Trust's Broadland Local Group recently enjoyed a moth night at our Hickling Broad reserve, an evening which saw the members exploring the vast range of moths that can be found at this time of year. The group'…
Moth and butterfly survival strategies

Moth and butterfly survival strategies

Thursday 23 September, 2021 - by The Wildlife Trusts

When did you last see a caterpillar? They're often cryptic creatures, with patterns that provide perfect camouflage as a piece of leaf, twig or bark. An unwary eye could pass right over one without even noticing it - which is exactly the…
Out for Nature: Reflections on Pride with The Wildlife Trusts LGBTQ+ Employee Network

Out for Nature: Reflections on Pride with The Wildlife Trusts LGBTQ+ Employee Network

Tuesday 14 September, 2021 - by Meg Watts

As we shift from summer warmth to a cooler autumn, I’ve taken a moment to reflect on our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion work here at Norfolk Wildlife Trust over the summer months. For NWT, June is a particularly important month: it…