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Milestone anniversary for Trinity Broads Partnership

Milestone anniversary for Trinity Broads Partnership

Article - by Robert Morgan

The trio of Rollesby, Ormesby and Filby broads are crystal clear examples of how we can tap into natural resources, while improving our environment and providing space for wildlife to thrive.The Trinity Broads (it’s actually five including Lily and Ormesby Little Broad) are owned by Essex and Suffolk Water company (ESW); supplying…
Bumblebees in February?

Bumblebees in February?

Article - by Nick Acheson

It’s hard to like February. It’s been cold and dark and grey now for four months, the days are still over as soon as they’ve begun, and there doesn’t seem to be any sign that winter will ever be ending. Then one cold…
Can trees save the world?

Can trees save the world?

Article - by David North

Do you like trees? What’s not to like? They give us shade and beauty, protect soils…

Notes from the Wild

Notes from the Wild

Blog - Friday 14 February, 2020 - by Nick Morritt

Book Review – All About Birds and Insects by Frank Jarvis“Insects are very…

HS2 decision will destroy precious wild places

HS2 decision will destroy precious wild places

News - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Today the Government gave the green light to the High Speed 2 rail project, without…
NDR Western Link - Net Gain is not enough

NDR Western Link - Net Gain is not enough

Monday 03 February, 2020

The inclusion of Defra’s targets for ‘Biodiversity Net Gain’ in Norfolk County Council’s proposal for the Western Link road will not be enough to protect the area’s wildlife, with bats in particular becoming vulnerable to local extinction. Biodiversity Net Gain is an approach which aims to leave the natural…


The vole truth

The vole truth

by Nick Acheson

The field vole is a round-faced, fast-paced bobble of a creature, known only to few. Its reclusive life, spent nibbling grass stems in rank grassland, might lead an incautious observer to believe it a creature of peace. It is in no way a creature of peace. More a grassland gangster, the field vole lives and dies by talon and tooth. Fierce…

Crunch time

Crunch time

by David North

The Wader Scrapes at Cley

The Wader Scrapes at Cley

by George Baldock


Volunteering at the Raptor Roost

Volunteering at the Raptor Roost

Tuesday 11 February, 2020 - by Maya Riches

This weekend I volunteered at Hickling for the Wildlife Watch’s Raptor Roost event which was led by Isabelle – she was a great organiser! I helped out with putting the clipboards together and asking if people would consent to having their photo taken so they could be used on the NWT website. There were around 20 children there…

Identifying dabbling ducks

Identifying dabbling ducks

Wednesday 29 January, 2020 - by The Wildlife Trusts

Winter is a wonderful time to see wildlife, particularly for fans of our feathered friends. As the cold grip of the Arctic winter takes hold on the lakes, pools and marshes of Northern Europe and Russia, huge numbers of swans, ducks and geese…
Three swans a-swimming … on the path!

Three swans a-swimming … on the path!

Tuesday 17 December, 2019 - by Chris Durdin

“Streets full of water. Please advise.” It’s a famous telegram about Venice’s canals, certainly tongue-in-cheek, and though the wording and origin is disputed, the spirit of the quip came to mind as I walked around NWT…
Rewilding Norfolk: Wild thinking and wild ideas (Part 3)

Rewilding Norfolk: Wild thinking and wild ideas (Part 3)

Saturday 07 December, 2019 - by David North

This is the third post inspired by attending an NWT workshop at Cley Marshes on rewilding. Rewilding is a topical issue in nature conservation with the term ‘rewilding,’ and the ideas behind it, much talked about, sometimes…