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.

Wildlife Trusts join with University of East Anglia to identify cause of hare deaths

11 Oct, 2018
Norfolk Wildlife Trust and Suffolk Wildlife Trust are joining with the University of East Anglia...

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...
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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...

The Emperor’s Return

by Robert Morgan
Those of us in Norfolk, even with a passing interest in the natural world, are aware of the...

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

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

Wildlife in Common - Turtle Dove

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

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...

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...

Norfolk’s Notable Ninety

by Tony Leech
Norfolk Wildlife Trust looks after habitats; and does it well. We often assume that the heaths...
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Seizing the moment

by David North on 13 Sep, 2018
Campaign for a Wilder Britain Fact: Britain is a nation of wildlife lovers and we have the...

Red bartsia bee discovered at Thorpe Marshes

by Chris Durdin on 06 Sep, 2018
Whitlingham Country Park on the other side of the River Yare is the local patch for naturalist...

Entranced by orchids

by David North on 07 Aug, 2018
Strange, rare and beautiful, I have been captivated by Norfolk’s orchids this summer. If...

Oasis in the drought: Thorpe Marshes in July

by Chris Durdin on 23 Jul, 2018
A little egret flies away over the tree tops; a green sandpiper calls and circles around us; a...

Volunteers Get Together at Weeting Heath

by Steve Cox on 20 Jul, 2018
Norfolk Wildlife Trust volunteers enjoyed a visit to Weeting Heath, a fish and chip supper and...

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...
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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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