Wildlife

For 92 years Norfolk Wildlife Trust has been working to protect Norfolk’s wildlife for the future. Norfolk is home to stunning wildlife, which includes many nationally rare and endangered species.

Power lines removed at South Walsham Marshes

21 Jan, 2020
Removing overhead power lines and 24 poles that have been standing in South Walsham marshes since...

Friday openings celebrate Winter Wildlife Spectacle

22 Nov, 2019
The refurbished visitor centre at Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s Hickling Broad and Marshes...

No let-up in net loss of UK’s nature

03 Oct, 2019
The UK’s wildlife continues to decline according to the State of Nature 2019 report. The...

UK’s rarest amphibian given a head start

24 Sep, 2019
The UK’s rarest amphibian is taking a huge leap forward thanks to scientists behind a...

Wader fall at Cley sets new records

02 Aug, 2019
Bumper day for waders at top nature reserve, as perfect wader weather conditions hit much of the...

The Emperor Returns

17 Jul, 2019
Once extinct butterfly confirmed in Norfolk wood Experts confirm the purple emperor butterfly...

Balance of safety and nature is driving verge cutting plans

14 May, 2019
Norfolk Wildlife Trust works in partnership with Norfolk County Council to maintain and protect...

£500k to tip the balance of the Broads

09 May, 2019
Two of the largest Broads in Norfolk will have their underwater ecology ‘manipulated’...

Funding will protect priority birds at Holme

30 Apr, 2019
Ringed plovers, little terns and oystercatchers are three of the important species to be better...

New look team at Trust's Ecological Consultancy

05 Apr, 2019
Norfolk Wildlife Services welcomes a fresh but familiar face as a new look team is ready to help...
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Celebrating Norfolk’s Commons

by Nick Acheson
Be part of Norfolk Commons Week: Saturday 6 July to Sunday 14 July Common land is precious...

Reading between the lines

by David North
One of Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s smaller and less well known nature reserves can be found...

Hope is the thing with feathers

by Nick Acheson
To work in wildlife conservation is to grieve. Faced by the unrelenting tide of bad news about...

The miracle of spring bird migration

by David North
The tide of life has turned. Spring is on its way and it’s arriving on the wings of a...

Nature’s Valentines

by Ben Garrod
The truth behind love in the animal kingdom With spring just around the corner changes in...

The mid-winter quirk of the calendar

by Nick Acheson
There is a special thrill to watching birds in early January as everything you see is new. On New...

Christmas Quackers

by Nick Acheson
I love ducks. Duck-loving might be said to run in my family. On the day of my aunt’s...

Wild highways

by Helen Baczkowska
Think of hedges as wild highways, busy with traffic, stretching out across our landscape. On the...

The Big Sleep

by Ben Garrod
It is a feeling many, if not all, of us know a little too well; it’s been a long weekend...

Wildlife in Common - Grayling butterfly

by Barry Madden
A medium sized brown butterfly flies up from almost beneath your feet, flutters away from you for...
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Volunteering at the Raptor Roost

by Maya Riches on 11 Feb, 2020
{{image1}}This weekend I volunteered at Hickling for the Wildlife Watch’s Raptor Roost...

Identifying dabbling ducks

by The Wildlife Trusts on 29 Jan, 2020
Winter is a wonderful time to see wildlife, particularly for fans of our feathered friends. As...

Three swans a-swimming … on the path!

by Chris Durdin on 17 Dec, 2019
“Streets full of water. Please advise.” It’s a famous telegram about Venice...

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

by David North on 07 Dec, 2019
This is the third post inspired by attending an NWT workshop at Cley Marshes on rewilding...

A wet day in November

by Chris Durdin on 29 Nov, 2019
Pouring rain was somewhat discouraging on the morning of November’s Thorpe Marshes guided...

Rewilding Norfolk: Wild thinking and wild ideas

by David North on 23 Nov, 2019
This is the first of three posts inspired by attending an NWT workshop at Cley Marshes on...

A season of engagement at NWT

by Georgie Lake on 12 Nov, 2019
The Seasonal Engagement Officer position is a dynamic and exciting role. I have greatly...

What tangled webs we weave

by Robert Morgan on 31 Oct, 2019
With multiple beady eyes, bristly legs and a reputation fuelled by popular culture, spiders are...

October at NWT Thorpe Marshes

by Chris Durdin on 29 Oct, 2019
October is an in between month at NWT Thorpe Marshes. The pink and purple flowers of August and...

A changing climate of opinion

by David North on 10 Sep, 2019
On 20 September, in more than sixty countries across the world, young people will be striking...
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Tipping the Balance

Duration: 5 mins 35
Two of the largest Broads in Norfolk will have their underwater ecology ‘manipulated’...

Leave a legacy for Norfolk's wildlife

Duration: 1 minute 25 Seconds
Norfolk Wildlife Trust's wildlife evangelist Nick Acheson on leaving a legacy for wildlife...

Cley Marshes

Duration: 10:16
In the final part we visit the Cley to Salthouse Living Landscape and learn how the Wildlife...