News

Find out about what’s happening with the Trust by reading our latest stories below.  If you want to find out more or think you have a story, please contact our press office. Don’t forget to share comments, stories, photos and videos on our Facebook page, TwitterYoutube and Flickr.

  • Campfire cooking back again!

    Monday 18th August, 2014

    Following the success of its cowboy cooking event last months, Northumberland Wildlife Trust will be hosting a second campfire cooking session at Weetslade Country Park on Tuesday 26 August.

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  • Causing a flutter on the Bay

    Monday 18th August, 2014

    A pair of little egrets has successfully reared two chicks on a Northumberland nature reserve - the first record of this graceful heron species breeding in the County.

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  • Raising cash for wildlife!

    Monday 18th August, 2014

    Riverside Leisure Park, based on South Road in Wooler, will be hosting its Annual Charity Open Day on Saturday 23 August, between 12 noon and 4.00pm.

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  • They’ll ‘otterly’ love it

    Monday 18th August, 2014

    Northumbrian Water Ltd.’s ‘Just an Hour’ Volunteers devoted their time to providing a home for otters in North Tyneside this week, by installing an artificial holt along the Seaton Burn.

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  • Shoals of support for marine wildlife at Birdfair

    Friday 15th August, 2014

    “It’s like Glastonbury for bird fans” says conservation chief

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  • Ahoy there! Support our marine life!

    Tuesday 5th August, 2014

    Beneath the waves of the North Sea lies a magical marine kingdom just as colourful, fascinating and beautiful as that found anywhere else in the world, but there are issues with pollution, sustainable fishing, climate change impacts and invasive species, which have led to Northumberland Wildlife Trust launching its 2014 Living Seas Marine Appeal, in an attempt to protect this exceptional landscape for current and future generations to enjoy.

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  • Conservation groups challenge political parties

    Monday 4th August, 2014

    Recognise the wider benefits of protecting nature and commit to new legislation

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  • Ecologist Scott scoops top award

    Wednesday 30th July, 2014

    Scott Mackenzie (22), Assistant Ecologist with EcoNorth, Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s consultancy service, has won first prize in the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environment (CIEEM) Awards Undergraduate Project Category at an awards ceremony at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

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  • Tracks and Trails at Weetslade

    Wednesday 30th July, 2014

    As part of its ongoing programme of summer events, Northumberland Wildlife Trust will be hosting an Animal Tracks and Trails event at Weetslade Country Park this August.

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  • Brian bows out!

    Wednesday 30th July, 2014

    Brian King, Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s Hauxley Reserve Weekend Warden has retired after 11 years with the wildlife charity.

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