Brotton gains bird buddies

Feeding garden birds is a great way for people, especially those who are unable to get outdoors, to get a daily dose of nature. This is why we are piloting a Bird Buddies scheme in Brotton. This winter is especially challenging for our wellbeing, and feeding the birds is a small achievable  caring action...

Campaign for a Wilder Future

Campaign for a Wilder Future

The natural world is in a critical condition. Let’s put it into recovery. We love the classic story The Wind in the Willows. But since Kenneth Graeme’s beloved characters Toad, Badger, Ratty and Mole were first introduced almost 100 years ago, the UK has become one of the most nature-depleted nations in the world....

Getting wilder by the year

Discover how our 30 Days Wild challenge can breathe new life into your relationship with nature. 30 Days Wild is back for another year! The Wildlife Trusts’ annual nature challenge; one random wild act a day, for a whole month, kicking off on the 1st of June. The last five years of 30 Days...

Deciphering the dawn chorus

Wildlife expert Nick Acheson introduces some of our feathered superstars to listen out for this spring When we look at wildlife, anthropomorphising is commonly discouraged. ‘If you project human feelings onto animals,’ we’re told, ‘you won’t observe what is really going on.’ But if, like me, you see personalities in wild animals all around...