We run a busy programme of activities and events throughout the year, ranging from walks and talks to wildlife training courses and ecological surveys. You might learn how to identify wildflowers, hear experts talk about their wildlife experiences or even join in a minibeast safari! Browse through the listings below, and please come along!
Our local groups also organise their own varied programme of events, talks and guided walks, some open to the general public and other to members only. All groups welcome newcomers, so check out the local groups page for information.
Tue, 11/03/2014 - 7:15pm - Northumberland Wildlife Trust
Venue: St Helen's Church Hall, Belle Vue BankJoin us for our group AGM followed by an illustrated talk by Angus Lunn, NWT Trustee.
Thu, 13/03/2014 - 7:00pm - Northumberland Wildlife Trust
Venue: Northern Rugby Club, McCracken Park, Great North RoadThe Rare Breeding Birds panel collates information on the UK's rarest breeding birds, generally those with fewer than 2000 breeding pairs. Mark Holling, secretary, will describe the work of the Panel and present recent findings, with focus on Northumberland and its rare breeding birds. Refreshments available before meeting and a bar is available for post-meeting socialising!
Fri, 14/03/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm - Northumberland Wildlife Trust
Venue: Great North Museum: HancockTalk by Dr Les Jessop about how butterflies have been portrayed in natural history literature and art over the past 500 years.
Sun, 16/03/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm - Northumberland Wildlife Trust
Venue: Lowick Village HallCome along and help create a bog garden in our wildlife garden, and plant trees and hedges!
Mon, 17/03/2014 - 7:30pm - Northumberland Wildlife Trust
Venue: St Mark's Church Hall, Wellwood StreetJoin us for a fascinating illustrated talk by wildlife photographer Kevin Murray.
Wed, 19/03/2014 - 7:30pm - Northumberland Wildlife Trust
Venue: Berwick United Reformed Church, Main Road, SpittalAn illustrated talk by Catherine Hall and Stephen Block. Catherine has worked extremely hard in creating and (assisted by Stephen) documenting the life of this pond, which is tucked away at the end of the park. Skilfully planted and separated from the nutrient-rich farmland behind a tall hedge and bank, an astonishing number of invertebrate species thrive in this miniature gem.
Fri, 21/03/2014 - 7:00pm - Northumberland Wildlife Trust
Venue: Great North Museum: HancockCome along for a talk by Dr Colin Scrutton about some of Britain's rarest plants.
Wed, 26/03/2014 - 7:30pm - Northumberland Wildlife Trust
Venue: Bellingham Middle SchoolAn illustrated talk by Steve and Ann Toon, wildlife photographers. Refreshments available after.
Tue, 01/04/2014 - 7:30pm - Northumberland Wildlife Trust
Venue: St Mary's Church Hall,Illustrated talk by Simon Elliott, a sound recording specialist, revealing some of the quietist and most intimate sounds in Northumberland.
Thu, 03/04/2014 - 7:30pm - Northumberland Wildlife Trust
Venue: Costello Centre, BailiffgateIllustrated talk by Chris Livsey, Conservation Officer for the MoD Otterburn Training Area.