Highest orchid numbers for 25 years




A recent butterfly-orchid survey in Wales has revealed double the number of rare plants compared to last year and the highest number for 25 … [Read more...]




Rare dragonfly returns to south Cumbria




After years of absence the first white-faced darters emerge at Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve, near Kendal, in south Cumbria. The recurrence of this … [Read more...]




Little Ringed Plover spotted in Wearside




Visitors to a North East England nature reserve have been rewarded with a wide selection of wading birds, thanks to the dryer than normal … [Read more...]




Stories from the fells-The Cumbria Landscape Story




Cumbria Wildlife Trust is looking for people to help tell the story of the Lake District's high fells and bring alive the history of the iconic … [Read more...]




High Fell – The Cumbria Landscape Story




A wildlife trust in Cumbria has secured lottery money to enable it to record memories of the Lakeland fells. Cumbria Wildlife Trust has secured … [Read more...]




Arctic Redpolls arrive in Durham




A nature reserve in Durham is celebrating after an Arctic Redpoll is spotted. The rare visitor to the UK was found at the Rainton Meadows nature … [Read more...]




Charity seeks help in Cumbria




Cumbria Wildlife Trust is looking for volunteers from the South Lakes area to help advertise and run an event in June. The Garden Bonanza is the … [Read more...]




Wildlife Trust Back to School




Year 6 pupils from Houghton Primary School in Carlisle, Cumbria, have come up with some wonderful ideas on how to improve wildlife at Cumbria Wildlife … [Read more...]




Caution – Don’t roast a hedgehog




A warning has gone out for anyone building a bonfire this Autumn to watch out for hedgehogs settling down to hibernate. Stacks of leaves, branches … [Read more...]




Hay meadow survey




Recent years have seen a decline in traditional hay meadows by over 90% in the U.K. This decline has occurred due to changes in meadow management … [Read more...]