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Wild highways

Wild highways

Article - by Helen Baczkowska

Think of hedges as wild highways, busy with traffic, stretching out across our landscape. On the heavy clays of South Norfolk and Suffolk, hedges are often ancient, older even than the Roman road that in places cuts across hedges thought to be strips of woodland left when the first small fields were cleared in the Iron or Bronze Age. Older…
Remarkable restoration underway to benefit Brecks landscape

Remarkable restoration underway to benefit Brecks landscape

Article - by Steve Cox

Nature’s bounty was much in evidence when I made an early autumn visit to Thompson Common. Scrub laden with berries was attracting roving birds, fungi pushed up through the grass, and dragonflies darted over the pingos – hollows…
Wildlife Trusts join with University of East Anglia to identify cause of hare deaths

Wildlife Trusts join with University of East Anglia to identify cause of hare deaths

News - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Norfolk Wildlife Trust and Suffolk Wildlife Trust are joining with the University of East…

A cut above

A cut above

Article - by Helen Baczkowska

Trees are remarkably resilient, often able to re-grow after storm damage, after browsing by…

Winners announced in Norfolk Commons Photo Competition

Winners announced in Norfolk Commons Photo Competition

News - Thursday 04 October, 2018

Lively ponies behind beautiful orchids at Roydon Common in West Norfolk has been chosen by…

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A Sure Start with Nature

A Sure Start with Nature

Duration 3 minutes

90th anniversary

90th anniversary

Duration 1:50

North Norfolk Woods

North Norfolk Woods

Duration 6:25

Celebrations as North Norfolk local members group reaches ruby anniversary

Celebrations as North Norfolk local members group reaches ruby anniversary

Wednesday 19 September, 2018

A long weekend of wildlife and celebration for all begins tomorrow [Thursday 20 September] as the North Norfolk Local Group of Norfolk Wildlife Trust reaches an impressive milestone. For the last 40 years, naturalists and wildlife enthusiasts on the North Norfolk coast have met informally every month to learn about wildlife from guest…

Celebrate Norfolk Commons Week

Celebrate Norfolk Commons Week

Thursday 30 August, 2018


A changing climate

A changing climate

by Nick Acheson

After two almost wholly dry months in much of the UK, after punishing heatwaves in southern Europe, accompanied by devastating fires, it feels to me as if this has been the summer in which we have met the reality of climate change; as if the old ways are over and anything is possible now. We all know the hard facts. For decades the carbon…


NWT's Visitor Centres

NWT's Visitor Centres

Tuesday 25 September, 2018 - by Steve Cox

Think of the Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s assets and wonderful beaches, broads, heaths, woodland and marshes come to mind. There’s something else, however, that I have come to appreciate in the last few weeks. I have visited all five visitor centres run by the Trust and found them to be hubs of information and inspiration &ndash…

Seizing the moment

Seizing the moment

Thursday 13 September, 2018 - by David North

Campaign for a Wilder Britain Fact: Britain is a nation of wildlife lovers and we have the best supported voluntary conservation movement in Europe and possibly the world. Fact: our country has been rated as one of the worst (28th…
Red bartsia bee discovered at Thorpe Marshes

Red bartsia bee discovered at Thorpe Marshes

Thursday 06 September, 2018 - by Chris Durdin

Whitlingham Country Park on the other side of the River Yare is the local patch for naturalist James Emerson, but when he comes north of the river to NWT Thorpe Marshes he has a knack of finding unusual invertebrates. That was true in…
Entranced by orchids

Entranced by orchids

Tuesday 07 August, 2018 - by David North

Strange, rare and beautiful, I have been captivated by Norfolk’s orchids this summer. If you are ‘into orchids’ then you will understand my fascination and of course the bonus is that searching out orchids takes you to some…