Wildlife

For 88 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.

National nature challenge breaks record

30 Jun, 2018
This year’s 30 Days Wild is a record breaker. The challenge, which ends today, saw more...

Summer garden wildlife survey to help protect species in Norfolk

01 Jun, 2018
Norfolk Wildlife Trust launches a new wildlife spotter survey to record sightings in gardens of...

Wildlife in Common

22 May, 2018
A two year project celebrating Norfolk’s commons and their wildlife and heritage has begun,...

Jess French joins Norfolk Wildlife Trust as Children’s Ambassador

01 May, 2018
Our new Sure Start project will engage with children and families at the very start of their...

Ben to go Broads to Brecks to celebrate Norfolk Day

18 Apr, 2018
Ambassador of Norfolk Wildlife Trust and of Norfolk Day, Dr Ben Garrod, will journey across...

Hi-tec installation for internationally-important fen

29 Mar, 2018
A data logging piezometer system has been installed this week at a Norfolk fen to gather detailed...

Norfolk's iconic swallowtail butterfly at risk from climate change

28 Mar, 2018
Norfolk's butterflies, bees, bugs, birds, trees and mammals are at major risk from climate...

People’s choice Alice Lee will exhibit her unique ‘Flock’ at NWT Cley Marshes

22 Mar, 2018
Norfolk Wildlife Trust is excited to host talented Norwich-based artist, Alice Lee for an...

Mass marine death along North Sea coast

05 Mar, 2018
Tens of thousands of marine animals have been washed up along the UK’s east coast following...

Badger cull consultation

26 Feb, 2018
Defra has launched a three-month consultation on proposals to allow limited culling of badgers in...
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Wildlife in Common - green tiger beetle

by Barry Madden
In this month’s Wildlife in Common series, Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s Barry Madden...

Wildlife in Common - Turtle Dove

by Barry Madden
{{image1}}Norfolk has more than 350 registered commons, many are rich in wildlife and most have...

Wildlife in Common

by Helen Baczkowska
My earliest encounters with wildlife were on the few hectares of common land I now live near...

Befriending bees

by Helen Baczkowska
Despite weeks of cold weather, it won’t be long now until we start to hear the buzzing of...

Natural drama under the surface of the Broads

by Kevin Hart
Norfolk is rich in habitats and wildlife, with the Broads a shining jewel in the crown. A...

Bats Playing Ball at Ranworth

by Robert Morgan
I am pretty sure there hasn’t been a single recorded occurrence, at least in Norfolk, of a...

9 for 90: Barbastelle bat

by Nick Acheson
Main image courtesy of Hugh Clark/www.bats.org.uk We’ve reached the ninth and last article...

9 for 90: Stone curlew

by Nick Acheson
Dusk in the Norfolk Brecks in spring is a time of strange sounds. From the woods come the rasping...

9 for 90: Spoonbill

by Nick Acheson
In the days before little egrets in Norfolk a skinny boy stands on the boardwalk at the south...

9 for 90: White-tailed Bumblebee

by Nick Acheson
Each of our Norfolk Wildlife Trust 9 for 90 species represents a Norfolk landscape in which we...
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Norfolk hawkers at Thorpe Marshes

by Chris Durdin on 26 Jun, 2018
Naturalists who know the Broads all know that there are two large and distinctive insects that...

10 reasons to love Norfolk

by Jess French on 05 Jun, 2018
I’m Jess French, a vet, children’s television presenter and author. I’ve been...

Bees in the reeds

by Robert Morgan on 15 May, 2018
Bees have been in the news a great deal recently, and rightly so. Scientists warn of their...

Otters in Norfolk

by Ben Moore on 24 Apr, 2018
During the recent warm weather, it was nice to be able to get outside at lunchtime and feel...

Winter walk in the Claylands

by Helen Baczkowska on 12 Mar, 2018
A day of snowfall tempted me outdoors, following the edge of an arable field, alongside a tall...

Visiting ‘our’ seals in Norfolk

by Ben Garrod on 16 Feb, 2018
I have been lucky enough to have lived with wild chimpanzees in Uganda, followed walruses in...

Hedgehog season

by Helen Baczkowska on 24 Oct, 2017
This time of year you may see hedgehogs and be concerned if they need help and if so what to do...
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Cley Marshes

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