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Wildlife in Common - orchid

Wildlife in Common - orchid

Article - by Barry Madden

It was a wet morning, torrential rain hammering down from leaden clouds scudding across a May sky, whipped ever onwards by a fresh westerly breeze. Returning to our cars we contemplated our next move. ‘It does look brighter over there’ quipped one optimistic soul and we all looked and convinced ourselves that this was so. An…
Litter picking

Litter picking

Blog - Tuesday 18 June, 2019 - by Maya Riches (guest author, age 10)

Earlier in the year I got a litter picker so I went to the beach to try it out. While our dog chased her ball I was picking up rubbish. I found lots of cigarette ends, quite a few tissues, bits of plastic (bottle tops and parts of plant pots…
Reading between the lines

Reading between the lines

Article - by David North

One of Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s smaller and less well known nature reserves can be…

The Wildlife Trusts’ CEO Stephanie Hilborne announces departure

The Wildlife Trusts’ CEO Stephanie Hilborne announces departure

News - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Stephanie Hilborne OBE has announced she is stepping down as Chief Executive of The Wildlife…

What lies beneath the placid lake

What lies beneath the placid lake

Blog - Tuesday 11 June, 2019 - by Mark Webster

If you go down to the water today, you never know what you will find... pond-dipping is a…

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Tipping the Balance

Tipping the Balance

Duration 5 mins 35

Leave a legacy for Norfolk's wildlife

Leave a legacy for Norfolk's wildlife

Duration 1 minute 25 Seconds

A Sure Start with Nature

A Sure Start with Nature

Duration 3 minutes

New wave of protection for the sea announced today

New wave of protection for the sea announced today

Friday 31 May, 2019

Today Norfolk Wildlife Trust welcomes the news that the Government is designating a third phase of 41 new Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs). This historic move will help protect the seas around our shores and follows on from previous announcements of 50 MCZs (in 2013 and 2016). It is the third of three phases promised by the Government in…


Go wild and wonder this June

Go wild and wonder this June

by David North

Whether you are a dedicated naturalist observing wildlife every day or a complete wildlife novice; whether you live in the middle of Norwich or in a remote bit of Norfolk’s rural countryside, taking part in 30 Days Wild this June is a fantastic opportunity.   The idea is simple. Wildlife Trusts across the country are encouraging…


A stark and urgent call to action

A stark and urgent call to action

Monday 13 May, 2019 - by David North

The ground-breaking United Nations IPBES report published 7 May doesn't pull any punches. It states very clearly that human activity is 'eroding nature's ability to sustain life on Earth.'  This stark and urgent call to action, adopted by 132 governments including ours, is backed up by a huge amount of scientific…

Spring gardening: Helping hedgehogs

Spring gardening: Helping hedgehogs

Tuesday 07 May, 2019 - by Helen Baczkowska

As spring and summer unfold, many of us enjoy time in our garden and gardens can be a haven for wildlife as well as for people. Hedgehogs are often very dependent on networks of gardens in villages and towns in Norfolk and a little hedgehog…
What A Waste

What A Waste

Wednesday 01 May, 2019 - by Maya Riches (guest author, age 10)

Book Review: What A Waste by Jess French This is a wonderful book that shows us what we’re doing wrong and how to change it. Jess tells us how much waste we are creating and throwing away - such as food waste, packaging and water…
Wacton Common

Wacton Common

Tuesday 30 April, 2019 - by Helen Baczkowska

At the end of a lane, a cattle grid marks the way onto Wacton Common and here I meet Alice, one of the volunteers for NWT’s Wildlife in Common project. As part of the project, volunteers are visiting their local common every month…