Wildlife in Common

Join us as we celebrate the wonderful wildlife on our Norfolk commons! As part of our two-yearproject funded by National Lottery Heritage Fund, we will look at a special species each month, as well as news updates on how the project is going and how you can get involved.

Celebrate Norfolk Commons Week Saturday 6 to Sunday 14 July

21 Jun, 2019
Norfolk Wildlife Trust is holding a week of free walks, talks, activities and events to celebrate...

Wildlife in Common 20 Species survey

26 Feb, 2019
This spring and summer explore a common and help us map the distribution of some iconic species...

Winners announced in Norfolk Commons Photo Competition

04 Oct, 2018
Lively ponies behind beautiful orchids at Roydon Common in West Norfolk has been chosen by the...

Photo Competition to celebrate our Commons

04 Sep, 2018
We have more than 300 commons in Norfolk, and a new photography competition launched today hopes...

Celebrate Norfolk Commons Week

30 Aug, 2018
From Saturday 22 to Sunday 30 September NWT is holding a week of free walks, talks, activities...

Wildlife in Common

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

Wildlife in Common - cowslip

by Barry Madden
There are surely few sights more likely to swell the heart than fields coloured in spring and...

Wildlife in Common - newts

by Barry Madden
As children we used to roam free across the largely unspoiled wilderness adjoining the eastern...

Wildlife in Common - song thrush

by Barry Madden
The little boy was lifted up to a bewildering height. Slightly scared, but equally excited, he...

Wildlife in Common - Frogs and Toads

by Barry Madden
Nature, including many of the everyday creatures that surround us, is entwined in our heritage...

The Creative Commons

by Annabel Hill
How many of us today would know where our nearest common is, or which birds, mammals...

Wildlife in Common - barn owl

by Barry Madden
I remember my first encounter with a barn owl very well. My friend and I were trespassing as...

Wildlife in Common - water vole

by Barry Madden
Mole was busy contemplating a dark hole in the river bank…  ‘As he gazed...

Wildlife in Common - hedgehog

by Barry Madden
There are few more familiar and beloved creatures than that spiny nocturnal wanderer, the...

Norfolk Commons Week

by David North
Be part of Norfolk Commons Week {{image1}}Close your eyes and picture an area of common land...

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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Wacton Common

by Helen Baczkowska on 30 Apr, 2019
At the end of a lane, a cattle grid marks the way onto Wacton Common and here I meet Alice, one...
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