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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.

  • The rewilding begins!

    Thursday 22nd March, 2018

    The first trees have been planted on the Kielder Wildwood site, along Scaup Burn at Kielderhead in Northumberland.

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  • Wildlife festival back for a second year

    Thursday 22nd March, 2018

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust is encouraging everybody who is crazy about creatures, batty about birds, fascinated by flora, or just wild about wildlife to head for the great outdoors and the wonderful Wild at Kielder Festival 2018 on May Bank Holiday Weekend - Sunday 6th and Monday 7th May, for a weekend full of wildlife themed activities.

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  • Enjoy a morning of birdsong courtesy of charity lottery

    Wednesday 21st March, 2018

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust is inviting members of the public to join its staff for a dawn chorus walk to celebrate the wonders of birdsong.

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  • Go wild for worms thanks to charity lottery

    Friday 16th March, 2018

    This year’s Wild About Gardens challenge from the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and The Wildlife Trusts Wild about Garden Week, which launches on Tuesday 27 March, is: Go Wild for Worms!

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  • Calling all marine enthusiasts

    Friday 16th March, 2018

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust and MARINElife, a charity devoted to the conservation of marine wildlife, are joining forces to help protect wildlife in the North Sea in order to have a better understanding of marine mammals such as dolphins and whales, and the seabirds frequenting the North Sea coast.

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  • Wildlife charity launches Woodland Wonders Appeal

    Thursday 15th March, 2018

    With woodland cover in England currently standing at just 10%, and Northumberland being one of the counties with the least remaining areas of native trees, Northumberland Wildlife Trust is calling on members of the public to help it improve and expand what remains of the region’s precious wooded areas by supporting its Woodland Wonders Appeal.

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  • Events galore this Easter!

    Tuesday 13th March, 2018

    Northumberland Wildlife is gearing itself up to hosting five events during the Easter holidays, aimed specifically at keeping people of all ages entertained.

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  • Volunteer for a wonderful osprey experience this summer

    Wednesday 7th March, 2018

    Osprey © Peter Cairns/2020VISION

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust is seeking volunteers to help with the Kielder Osprey Watch project, at Northumbrian Water’s Kielder Waterside this summer.

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  • 'Ratty' set to make his national TV debut

    Thursday 1st March, 2018

    BBC Countryfile programme is coming from Kielder at 6.30pm this Sunday (4 March) and will feature a story on the 'Restoring Ratty' project.

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  • Wildlife trusts respond to the Agriculture Command Paper with a call to action

    Thursday 1st March, 2018

    Yesterday (28/02/2018), the Government launched a 10-week consultation on the vision for agriculture and land management in England called Health and Harmony: the future for food, farming and the environment in a green Brexit.

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