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.

Very bad news for bees warns Norfolk Wildlife Trust

11 Jan, 2021
Norfolk Wildlife Trust is alarmed to learn the Government has agreed the use of a highly damaging...

Killer shrimp discovered in Trinity Broads

09 Dec, 2020
The non-native killer shrimp, which arrived in the UK from Europe in 2010, has been confirmed in...

Western Link threatens probable largest barbastelle bat colony in UK 

01 Dec, 2020
If the Western Link for the NDR were to go ahead on its proposed route, it would drive through...

Extension to Norfolk’s largest ancient wood to take root

27 Nov, 2020
An arable field next to Norfolk’s largest ancient wood will be restored to its native...

Conservation partnership to create Healthy Hedgerows

24 Nov, 2020
Norfolk Wildlife Trust and Norfolk Farming & Wildlife Advisory Group have come together to...

NWT launches ambitious land purchase appeal

29 Oct, 2020
One of the Brecks’ most important nature reserves could be expanded, protecting its rare...

Small but significant land purchase re-unites SSSI 

01 Oct, 2020
Two of Norfolk’s finest wet grasslands, which sit either side of the river Wensum, are to...

Can you find these fantastic finches?

31 Aug, 2020
This autumn we'd love you to record sightings of three finches in Norfolk: greenfinch...

Norfolk schools get a taste of rare parsnips

13 Jul, 2020
Four Norfolk schools have helped conservationists introduce a threatened, iconic marshland flower...

New report calls for ambitious pesticide reduction target

10 Jul, 2020
Today The Wildlife Trusts publish a new report ‘Reversing the decline of insects&rsquo...
1 Page 1 of 12  / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 ...

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...
1 Page 1 of 6  / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 ...

Identifying diving ducks

by The Wildlife Trusts on 11 Jan, 2021
What are diving ducks? Ducks can be split into two broad groups: dabblers and divers. '...

Wild verges

by Sam Brown on 08 Dec, 2020
Thousands of miles of road verge exists in Norfolk with the potential to support an abundance of...

Thwaite Common bird box project

by John Snape on 30 Nov, 2020
{{image1}}In many ways our children are having a raw deal in the modern world and I am...

Jewels of the autumn

by Ian Senior on 20 Nov, 2020
Earlham Cemetery is a County Wildlife Site close to the centre of Norwich that is rich in...

Walking again at Thorpe Marshes

by Chris Durdin on 06 Nov, 2020
Eight years of monthly guided walks at NWT’s Thorpe Marshes reserve on the edge of Norwich...

Living with spiders

by Norfolk Wildlife Trust on 24 Oct, 2020
For some people, the slightest glimpse of a spider is enough to inspire shrieks of fear. Some...

In praise of the humble briar

by Robert Morgan on 30 Sep, 2020
The bramble or brier and countless other colloquial names, many of which are now lost to our...

The secret world of fungi

by Norfolk Wildlife Trust on 18 Sep, 2020
What do you think of when you hear the word fungi? For some thoughts might turn to mouth-watering...

White herons: A pleasure to see – a warning to heed

by Robert Morgan on 17 Sep, 2020
When a new acquaintance discovers that I work in wildlife conservation, it normally solicits the...

Norwich Nature Notes – August

by Roger and Jenny Jones on 14 Sep, 2020
Perhaps it is inevitable that these notes should open with a comment on the weather. As July...
1 Page 1 of 7  / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 ...

Sydney Long Medal awarded to county fungi recorder

Duration: 6 mins 10 seconds
Norfolk's most prestigious award for naturalists, the Sydney Long Memorial Medal has been...

Help us create a bigger, better Brecks for wildlife

Duration: 10 minutes
Since its earliest days Norfolk Wildlife Trust has been proactive in protecting the Brecks and...

Tipping the Balance

Duration: 10:28
Two of the largest Broads in Norfolk have had their underwater ecology ‘manipulated&rsquo...

Conservation Grazing: Sheep

Duration: 03:12
Livestock grazing is one of the most important tools we have for managing our nature reserves. In...

Leave a legacy for Norfolk's wildlife

Duration: 01:25
NWT Wildlife Ambassador, Nick Acheson on leaving a legacy for wildlife. A gift to Norfolk...

Cley Marshes

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