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
Latest Cumbria wildlife events
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Conservation day at the Witherslack Mosses
Join us for our regular fortnightly work parties at one of the Witherslack Mosses.
Wild Wainwright Walks #1
A wild new adventure to help with New Year resolutions to get outside more!
The history and Natural history of Burns Beck Moss Nature Reserve
Burns Beck Moss Nature Reserve is an undisturbed wild place. Join Mike Hall to find out what makes it special at this illustrated talk…
Latest Cumbria wildlife news
Birds, bees, and butterflies suffer as Brexit farming promises broken today
Rescue rivers, wildlife and climate faster say three largest nature charities
Foulshaw Moss osprey spotted in West Africa
A five-year-old osprey has been spotted in The Gambia, some 4,000 miles away from where it hatched at Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve in…
Cumbria Dark Skies Festival is a hit
The success of Cumbria’s third Dark Skies Festival, held from 5-14 November, shows that people want to get outside and experience nature…
Latest Cumbria wildlife blogs
Get the drop on COP26
COP26 is nearly upon us, having been delayed from 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. You may have heard it referenced in the news or…
What to look for in the garden in autumn
How important is it just to walk around the garden at this time of year and just get a sense of what is happening to wildlife?
The secret world of fungi
What do you think of when you hear the word fungi?