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If you come down to the woods tonight...you might just see lots of wildlife! Spy nocturnal creatures in their natural habitat at our Night-Time Wildlife Adventure.
Latest Cumbria wildlife events
Our events have been moved online, wherever possible, due to the coronavirus social distancing restrictions.
Halloween Beach Clean
Halloween's not about trick or trash, help us clean the reserve's beaches and fight pollution like superheroes do, then enjoy…
Wild about Words
Come to a creative writing workshop for children and families.
Night Time Wildlife Adventure
Experience the thrill of an after-dark adventure and discover how nocturnal creatures make the world their own once the sun goes down.…
The Wildlife Trusts play a very important part in protecting our natural heritage. I would encourage anyone who cares about wildlife to join them.
President Emeritus, The Wildlife Trusts
Insects are dying out EIGHT times faster than large mammals.
"Without insects many birds, bats, reptiles, amphibians, small mammals and fish would die out as they would have nothing to eat." Professor Dave Goulson
There's (probably) a Nature Reserve a few miles from you just waiting to be explored...
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Latest Cumbria wildlife news
£1.1 million of Nature for Climate funding to restore precious North West peatlands
Peatlands the size of 250 football pitches will be restored across Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Cumbria, thanks to funding from…
First grey seal pup spotted over a month early at South Walney
Cumbria Wildlife Trust reports that the first grey seal pup of the season has been born at South Walney Nature Reserve
Vital works being carried out in Staveley Woodlands
Access to Craggy Wood remains open while vital work is carried out to remove diseased larch trees
Latest Cumbria wildlife blogs
Survival strategies of butterflies and moths
The blog explores the different methods moths and butterflies have for surviving the winter, from the eggs that wait till spring to…
An apple arch for wildlife
We started to construct the Apple archway walk in the autumn off 2019.
Why do ospreys migrate and how do they find their way back?
Mary, our Digital Marketing Officer, shares some web cam footage of the 2021 osprey youngsters learning to handle their prey as they…