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In the frame for a fifth year
Thursday 20th October, 2016
The three north east Wildlife Trusts (Northumberland, Durham and Tees Valley), the Natural History Society of Northumbria (NHSN), Great North Museum: Hancock and Alan Hewitt Photography have joined forces for the fifth year running to launch the 2017 North East Wildlife Photography Competition.
Wednesday 19th October, 2016
Northumberland Wildlife Trust is inviting members of the public to join it for a weekend of wader watching along Druridge Bay as part of the Royal Society of Wildlife Trust’s ‘Our Wetland Wildlife Weekend’ on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 November, between 10 am - 3pm.
Ecologists delighted at national award
Wednesday 12th October, 2016
EcoNorth Ltd and Carillion plc are delighted to announce that one of their joint projects, for client Northumberland County Council: The Morpeth Northern Bypass - a 3.8km single The Morpeth Northern Bypass - a 3.8km single carriageway with a separate 2.5m wide combined cycleway/footway, four road junctions, two bridge structures, two underpasses with mammal shelves and one mammal tunnel along the route of the bypass has won a national biodiversity award.
Help the dark knights of the skies
Friday 7th October, 2016
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), Bat Conservation Trust and all 47 wildlife trusts, including Northumberland Wildlife Trust, have joined forces to urge gardeners to consider bats when making planting choices, as part of the lead up to a special bat-themed Wild About Gardens Week, which this year runs from 24 - 30 October 2016.
Out with the old!
Thursday 6th October, 2016
The hide on the Bakethin reserve at Kielder will be closed from Thursday 13 October until further notice.
Wednesday 5th October, 2016
Swedish singing sensations ABBA may have sung about “Honey, honey” in 1974, but, much closer to home, Northumberland Wildlife Trust is singing the praises of a brand of honey which is being produced and sold at a North Tyneside Business Park with all proceeds going to the wildlife charity.
Britain’s leading conservation organisations call on the Government to grasp a better future for the countryside
Saturday 1st October, 2016
Britain’s largest nature organisations have today launched their joint vision for a post-Brexit environment, farming and rural policy.
Wildlife charity supporting national marine campaign
Friday 30th September, 2016
The Wildlife Trusts is publishing a new report today (30 September) ‘The case for more Marine Conservation Zones’ and presenting it to the environment minister, Therese Coffey.
£330k boost for Living Wild project
Tuesday 27th September, 2016
Opportunities for visitors to live the wild life at Kielder Water & Forest Park will be created with the support of new funding of more than £330,000 from the National Lottery.
Mike’s all at sea on Poetry Day
Friday 23rd September, 2016
Mike Pratt, Chief Executive of Northumberland Wildlife Trust will stepping out from behind his desk to take part in National Poetry Day which this year falls on Friday 7 October.