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.

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...

Big or small, ponds for all!

12 Mar, 2019
Gardeners across the UK urged to make a splash for wildlife   For this year’s Wild...

Latest prize draw of NWT 250 Club

04 Mar, 2019
The NWT 250 Club held its first Prize Draw of the year on 22 February 2019. In total 119 prizes...

Spring reptile survey to help protect species in Norfolk

01 Mar, 2019
Norfolk Wildlife Trust launches a new wildlife spotter survey to record sightings across Norfolk...

Bag funds for bluebells

28 Feb, 2019
Norfolk Wildlife Trust is bidding to bag a cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative to...

Revel in raptors this winter!

22 Oct, 2018
The visitor centre at NWT Hickling Broad will stay open at weekends through the winter, to...

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,...
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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...

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...
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On the verge

by David North on 14 Apr, 2019
A fine April morning and nature seems pregnant with possibilities. Along the lanes close to where...

Making connections: why we need to come together to solve conservation problems

by David North on 29 Mar, 2019
It’s easy to think that environmental problems are simply too big and scary for individuals...

More flapwort than nettles

by Jenny Jones (guest author) on 28 Feb, 2019
Mobilising Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s historical biological records I like to be busy...

Hedgehogs in the winter garden

by Helen Baczkowska on 05 Feb, 2019
Gardeners often love hedgehogs, because they can help keep garden pests under control and of...

World Wetlands Day 2019

by David North on 31 Jan, 2019
A day to celebrate Norfolk's precious wetlands Ponds, pingos, marshes, meres, ditches...

Raptor Roost experience at Hickling Broad

by Rachel Frain & Jo Wright (guest author) on 28 Dec, 2018
It’s been a wonderful season so far at NWT Hickling Broad. Lots of people have come to...

How to help a hedgehog

by Helen Baczkowska on 18 Dec, 2018
Hedgehogs should spend much of the winter snoring away in a nest of leaves a dry grass, however...

Beetlemania

by Chris Durdin on 13 Dec, 2018
It was an invitation too good to miss. Martin Collier, Norfolk’s beetle recorder, had...

In praise of ivy

by Chris Durdin on 06 Nov, 2018
The normal circuit through NWT Thorpe Marshes and along the bank of the River Yare passes an area...

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...
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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...