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Wildlife in Common - green tiger beetle

Wildlife in Common - green tiger beetle

Article - by Barry Madden

In this month’s Wildlife in Common series, Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s Barry Madden discovers the dramatic lives of the small but beautifully formed creatures which represent the infrastructure of the natural world: the invertebrates. Time spent peering into the depths will reward you with the sight of some quite fascinating and…
Himalayan Balsam

Himalayan Balsam

Article - by Steve Collin

Since its introduction to Britain, Himalayan balsam has spread throughout the country invading wet, wild places and taking over swathes of our countryside. The plant originated from the Himalayan mountains but, in 1839, was bought here as an…
Battle to protect wildlife at sea receives boost today

Battle to protect wildlife at sea receives boost today

News - Friday 08 June, 2018

Norfolk Wildlife Trust welcomes possibility of 41 new Marine Conservation Zones Today the…

A Trust of daring and hope

A Trust of daring and hope

Article - by Nick Acheson

There is bustle and gossip everywhere on this warm morning. Behind me waves lap the shingle…

Summer garden wildlife survey to help protect species in Norfolk

Summer garden wildlife survey to help protect species in Norfolk

News - Friday 01 June, 2018

Norfolk Wildlife Trust launches a new wildlife spotter survey to record sightings in gardens…

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90th anniversary

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North Norfolk Woods

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Heaths

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50,000 people – and rising – sign up to go wild in June

50,000 people – and rising – sign up to go wild in June

Wednesday 30 May, 2018

As well-known names back national nature challenge 30 Days Wild Naturalists, TV presenters and authors are backing The Wildlife Trusts’ national nature challenge to do something ‘wild’ every day during June. Author Abi Elphinstone, TV presenter Gillian Burke and chart-topping James McVey from The Vamps have all put…


An invitation to 30 Days Wild

An invitation to 30 Days Wild

by David North

Last year in June I walked barefoot on my lawn, got up early to listen to birdsong, visited a nature reserve, went for a wild swim, lay on my back and watched clouds slowly pass overhead, sat on shingle shore listening to waves at sunset, and walked through a wood under a canopy of green leaves listening to the wind in the tree tops. These…


10 reasons to love Norfolk

10 reasons to love Norfolk

Tuesday 05 June, 2018 - by Jess French

I’m Jess French, a vet, children’s television presenter and author. I’ve been all over the world in pursuit of beautiful beaches, incredible wildlife and fascinating people. But I eventually came back to Norfolk, where I was born and bred, realising we already have all three right here. Norfolk was a fantastic place to…

Lost Words for a Lost Generation

Lost Words for a Lost Generation

Tuesday 22 May, 2018 - by Nick Morritt

Book review: The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris In 2007 the publication of a new edition of the Oxford Junior Dictionary brought with it an associated culling of words, which by its own definition meant a purge of…
Bees in the reeds

Bees in the reeds

Tuesday 15 May, 2018 - by Robert Morgan

Bees have been in the news a great deal recently, and rightly so. Scientists warn of their continuing decline and remind us of the essential part they play as pollinators. There are over 275 species of bee represented in the UK, and along…
Tour de Frank

Tour de Frank

Tuesday 08 May, 2018 - by Frank Ellis

I am an enthusiastic Norfolk Wildlife Trust supporter who is cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats in June, and I have decided to fundraise for NWT while doing this epic ride. I turned 70 in December last year so I am…