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  • Stephen Owen

    Monday 24th April, 2017

    Stephen Owen at the launch of Eycott Hill Nature Reserve, June 2016

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  • Up with the lark for Dawn Chorus Day

    Monday 24th April, 2017

    Skylark by Amy Lewis

    International Dawn Chorus Day is nearly upon us (Sunday 7 May) so why not take part this year by joining an early morning celebration of nature’s symphony with Cumbria Wildlife Trust?

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  • Festival goes wild in support of Cumbria Wildlife Trust

    Friday 21st April, 2017

    Kendal Calling festival raises funds for Cumbria Wildlife Trust

    We're delighted that Kendal Calling (KC17) has chosen to raise money for Cumbria Wildlife Trust at their four-day, family-friendly festival, which takes place at Lowther Deer Park near Penrith in July.

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  • Join cross bay walkers for a real challenge

    Tuesday 18th April, 2017

    Cross Bay Walk for Cumbria Wildlife Trust

    Cumbria Wildlife Trust is inviting people to join them on their annual Cross Bay Walk Challenge across the iconic Morecambe Bay sands from Arnside to Grange-over-Sands.

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  • 30 Days Wild benefits health and wellbeing

    Tuesday 11th April, 2017

    Sign up today for 30 Days Wild. Photo: Katrina Martin/2020VISION

    This June, the Wildlife Trusts are encouraging everybody, everywhere, to enjoy nature on their doorstep, as well as the ‘great outdoors’, with our annual one-month challenge: 30 Days Wild.

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  • Dog walkers asked to take the lead in protecting wildlife

    Thursday 6th April, 2017

    Visitors with a dog on a lead at Eycott Hill Nature Reserve

    Cumbria Wildlife Trust are reminding dog owners to take the lead when visiting Eycott Hill Nature Reserve near Penrith.

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  • Family fun this Easter at Eycott Hill Nature Reserve

    Monday 3rd April, 2017

    Family adventure walk at Eycott Hill Nature Reserve

    Free family activities make Eycott Hill Nature Reserve the place to visit during the Easter holidays. Children and their parents can join a wild walk, get arty in nature, or discover the raven of Eycott Hill on a self-led tale trail.

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  • Ospreys are back to breed at Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve

    Friday 31st March, 2017

    Ospreys at Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve, 2016. Photo: Ian Waite

    For the fifth year running, a pair of breeding ospreys has returned to Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve, giving rise to the hope that chicks will be soon be hatching.

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  • Bee creative in the garden!

    Monday 27th March, 2017

    Buff-tailed bumblebee. Photo: Jon Hawkins/Surrey Hills Photography

    The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and The Wildlife Trusts have joined forces to urge gardeners to do more to help protect bumblebees and solitary bees, heroes of the pollinator world.

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  • Simon King talks to the animals

    Monday 20th March, 2017

    Simon King, President Emeritus of the Wildlife Trusts

    Simon King, President Emeritus of the Wildlife Trusts, is giving an illustrated presentation at the Rheged Centre, Penrith on Saturday 22 April about how you can talk to wildlife.

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