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Wildlife in Common - newts

Wildlife in Common - newts

Article - by Barry Madden

As children we used to roam free across the largely unspoiled wilderness adjoining the eastern side of Norwich. There one day, by the edge of one of many natural ponds dotted across the landscape, we came upon a pair of dragons. These 10cm creatures, sporting a blaze of bright orange on their bellies and a magnificent crest along their tail…
Pensthorpe Bird and Wildlife Fair speaker schedule announced

Pensthorpe Bird and Wildlife Fair speaker schedule announced

News - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Pensthorpe Natural Park has added one of Britain’s best-known birders, Bill Oddie OBE, to its programme of guest speakers at the Pensthorpe Bird and Wildlife Fair on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May 2019 and announced an exciting programme…
Leaving the nest

Leaving the nest

Blog - Tuesday 16 April, 2019 - by Mark Webster

As any bird will tell you, there are always mixed feelings when your babies leave the nest…

30 Days Wild to connect people with nature

30 Days Wild to connect people with nature

News - Monday 15 April, 2019

Launched today, The Wildlife Trusts’ annual nature challenge 30 Days Wild encourages…

On the verge

On the verge

Blog - Sunday 14 April, 2019 - by David North

A fine April morning and nature seems pregnant with possibilities. Along the lanes close to…

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Leave a legacy for Norfolk's wildlife

Leave a legacy for Norfolk's wildlife

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A Sure Start with Nature

A Sure Start with Nature

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90th anniversary

90th anniversary

Duration 1:50

New look team at Trust's Ecological Consultancy

New look team at Trust's Ecological Consultancy

Friday 05 April, 2019

Norfolk Wildlife Services welcomes a fresh but familiar face as a new look team is ready to help with ecological expertise. The consultancy provides expert advice and guidance on a whole range of topics such as protected species and planning requirements, wildlife surveys, environmental impact assessments, green infrastructure design, tree…


Grass-wrack pondweed

Grass-wrack pondweed

by Kirsty Bailey

Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s second biggest nature reserve in the Norfolk Broads is a tranquil haven in the heart of the Bure and Thurne Living Landscape area and home to an unassuming plant at the centre of a restoration project now underway.   NWT Upton Broad and Marshes has an impressive variety of wetland habitats from dense wet…


Making connections: why we need to come together to solve conservation problems

Making connections: why we need to come together to solve conservation problems

Friday 29 March, 2019 - by David North

It’s easy to think that environmental problems are simply too big and scary for individuals to make any real difference. Over the last 12 months there have been so many headlines making the news on seemingly separate environmental issues. And always couched in ways that make it seem almost impossible for us as individuals to know how…

More flapwort than nettles

More flapwort than nettles

Thursday 28 February, 2019 - by Jenny Jones (guest author)

Mobilising Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s historical biological records I like to be busy. Summer isn’t a problem – there’s plenty of surveying work to be done for NWT. After all of the survey records have been…
The Hickling Broad Nature Reserve

The Hickling Broad Nature Reserve

Tuesday 26 February, 2019 - by Barry Madden

Book review: The Hickling Broad Nature Reserve by Martin GeorgeHickling Broad and the adjacent waterways at Horsey and Martham have long been known as one of the country’s most prolific areas for wildlife. Stunning open vistas…
Six months with the Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Six months with the Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Tuesday 12 February, 2019 - by Steve Cox

I have been in the unusual and lucky position of being paid by my employer to volunteer for the Norfolk Wildlife Trust. John Lewis sponsored me to work one day a week for six months under its Golden Jubilee Scheme which was set up in April…