Living Landscapes

A Living Landscape is a recovery scheme for nature – a way to help wildlife flourish – that has been in use by the Wildlife Trusts since 2006. It is a new, holistic way of thinking about how we manage our land to be a better environment for both wildlife and people.

Living Landscape project areas aim to create corridors of suitable habitat, such as river valleys or hedgerows, which will act as ‘wildlife highways’ that will permit species to move through the countryside. Sometimes this movement will be via a series of ‘stepping stones’ – pockets of suitable habitat interspersed around the landscape, such as a series of small woodlands and copses dotted around farmland, or even wildlife-friendly gardens in towns and villages.

NWT has identified a number of priority areas where we shall be focussing our efforts and conservation work. These Living Landscape project areas have been selected to cover some of the key wildlife areas in Norfolk and other areas where there are opportunities to create new habitats.

From Dartmoor to Breckland

07 Jun, 2017
New ponies settle in to manage Cranwich Camp, Norfolk.  Sixteen Dartmoor Ponies are...

Cley Calling - Spring Song

03 May, 2017
Musicians and artists celebrate spring at the North Norfolk Coast From Thursday 4 May to...

£1 million target reached to secure future of international wetland Hickling Broad

18 Apr, 2017
Norfolk Wildlife Trust has announced today that the £1 million target had been reached...


15 Mar, 2017
'Microsculpture' is a unique exhibition resulting from a ground breaking insects project...

Celebrating 'The Year of Norfolk’s Nature' - photography competition

07 Mar, 2017
Norfolk Wildlife Trust today [Wednesday 8 March 2017] announced the winner of its photographic...

Do some 'fun raising' and "Help Hickling" Broad

16 Feb, 2017
Norfolk Wildlife Trust has an ambitious target of raising £1 million by 31 March 2017 to...

World Wetlands Day celebrates major public commitment to securing Norfolk’s finest wetland

02 Feb, 2017
Norfolk Wildlife Trust has announced today on World Wetlands Day that over £500,000 has...

Sea Flooding at NWT Cley Marshes Nature Reserve

14 Jan, 2017
Update: 18 January 2017 Following the flooding at the weekend, reserve staff are now carrying...

A strong step towards securing Hickling Broad

06 Dec, 2016
Norfolk Wildlife Trust has announced that over £128,000 has been donated so far as a result...

It's time to chat about the bat

21 Nov, 2016
Join bat expert John Goldsmith for an evening this Thursday [24 November] discovering the secret...
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