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“Get fruity with new interactive map” says conservation chief
Thursday 18th August, 2016
Northumberland Wildlife Trust is endorsing national wildlife charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) latest element in its ongoing orchard conservation work: an interactive community orchard map that lists around 400 community orchard groups across the UK, which can be found at: www.ptes.org/community-orchards.
Holidaymakers go wild at East Chev
Wednesday 17th August, 2016
Holidaymakers at Amble Links Holiday Park (part of Park Leisure) in Amble left the Park today and headed out to Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s East Chevington reserve on Druridge Bay for a wild day out with its People & Wildlife Team.
Supporter of wildlife charity launches in Germany
Tuesday 9th August, 2016
People’s Postcode Lottery, the charity lottery which, to date has supported more than 344 good causes, including a wildlife charity in this region, has now launched in Germany.
Reds on the rise again
Friday 5th August, 2016
Red Squirrels Northern England (RSNE) has just published the results of its fifth annual red and grey squirrel survey, which has shown that red squirrels can still be found widely across the north of England, with populations in seven counties.
The ‘Ice Man’ cometh to Blagdon
Wednesday 3rd August, 2016
There’s a treat in store for adrenaline junkies this month when polar explorer Conrad Dickinson, who guided Prince Harry during the Walking with the Wounded 2013 South Pole Allied Challenge, is the guest speaker at Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s one day outdoor festival one the Blagdon Hall Estate, Saturday 20 August, between 10am - 4pm.
Record breaking breeding season for Kielder ospreys
Wednesday 3rd August, 2016
The Kielder ospreys have had their most successful ever breeding season this year since they first began nesting at Kielder Water & Forest Park in (2009)
Fancy a lark in the park?
Friday 29th July, 2016
Northumberland Wildlife Trust is coming to the rescue of bored youngsters this August by hosting four wildlife events at its St Nicholas Park reserve in Gosforth - in the grounds of St Nicholas Hospital.
Enjoy a ‘staycation’ this summer
Wednesday 27th July, 2016
It’s the summer holidays and, as part of its campaign to get people enjoying nature and avoiding the stresses and delays of foreign travel, Northumberland Wildlife Trust is encouraging the public to take a ‘staycation’ this summer and check out all its reserves.
A vole new world
Wednesday 20th July, 2016
‘Restoring Ratty,’ an ambitious five year partnership project aimed at the reintroduction of water voles to the Kielder area of Northumberland is now set to start, and it has all been made possible by National Lottery players and a grant of £421,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).
Crabs and shells and rocks and shoals
Monday 18th July, 2016
Discover the wonders of the sea this National Marine Week, which this year runs from 23 July - 7 August, when Northumberland Wildlife Trust joins the other 46 UK Wildlife Trusts to celebrate the country’s awesome sea life!