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Spare a couple of minutes for wildlife during this cold spell
Friday 13th January, 2017
Now that the region has had the first flurries of snow, Northumberland Wildlife Trust is urging members of the public to spare a thought for garden birds and small mammals during this period, as low temperatures with frost or snow on the ground make it extremely difficult for many species to find natural food.
New Year, new ‘Wildwood’ project for Kielder
Thursday 12th January, 2017
Northumberland Wildlife Trust, in partnership with the Forestry Commission, has received initial support* for a grant of £368,500 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to help develop the next phase of an exciting project to restore one of the wildest landscapes in England.
Get blown away this January
Wednesday 11th January, 2017
As the region is currently being blown away by gale force winds, Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s is hoping members of the public will be blown away by its first ever flash sale.
Grant will help recruit an army to care for the coast
Tuesday 10th January, 2017
Coast Care, an initiative that will recruit and train an army of volunteers to look after the North Northumberland Coastal area, has been awarded a grant of £522,600 by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).
Nature reserve transformed thanks to Tesco’s Bags of Help campaign
Friday 6th January, 2017
Northumberland Wildlife Trust has completed its new Natural Play area on its Hauxley nature reserve - which was funded by its successful £12,000 grant from Tesco’s Bags of Help campaign.
Sick of the telly this Christmas… then snap to it!
Wednesday 28th December, 2016
If you start to tire of the re-runs of old films and TV ‘classics’ this Christmas, why not step outside for some natural wildlife therapy, take a photo with your trusty old camera or phone and enter the North East Wildlife Photography Competition?
Amelia’s red Northumberland surprise
Tuesday 20th December, 2016
For four year old Amelia from Stafford was in the north-east last weekend catching up with her cousins Summer, Jessica and Amber who live locally in Gateshead and Newcastle with part of the trip involving a visit to Santa’s favourite northern lass, ‘Northumberlandia’, aka The ‘Lady of the North.’
That’s the wonder of Wylam
Wednesday 7th December, 2016
In July this year the Save Our Magnificent Meadows project, Plantlife and its partners which include Northumberland Wildlife Trust, launched its national ‘Meadow Makers’ competition to celebrate the work of the unsung heroes in our communities and schools who are working hard protect the country’s meadow heritage and inspiring others to follow suit.
Charity to benefit from the secrets of the sand this Christmas
Monday 5th December, 2016
Northumberland Wildlife Trust has just taken delivery of a book ‘Archaeology and Environment on the North Sea Littoral: A Case Study from Low Hauxley.’
Greedy bird bags cash boost for school
Thursday 1st December, 2016
Christmas has come early for one Northumberland school thanks to a starling, a talented pupil and her camera.