Latest Cumbria wildlife events
Our events have been moved online, wherever possible, due to the coronavirus social distancing restrictions.
Create the 'Buzz!'
Come and create a ‘buzz!’ at Florence Arts Centre with a free jam-packed day of creative pollinator-themed arts and craft activities for…
Record the buzz in your garden or on a walk!
Help us record as many pollinators as possible on this day!
Gardening for wildlife
Enjoy a relaxed visit to the Gosling Sike wildlife garden where we’ll share planting ideas that are perfect for pollinators,
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
Government says yes to Highly Protected Marine Areas
The Wildlife Trusts cheer long fought-for commitment to first ever sea sanctuaries where all damaging activities will be banned
Osprey chicks hatch at Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve
For the eighth year running, osprey chicks have successfully hatched at our nature reserve near Witherslack
How nature has helped us cope with the pandemic
Cumbrians have told us how being in nature has had a positive impact on their mental health during the pandemic
Latest Cumbria wildlife blogs
Leaving hedges to their own devices is magic for wildlife
Hedgerows seem to hold a hidden aura of magic from the tallest to the shortest.
The lives of the osprey chicks... a closer look
Alasdair McKee, one of our amazing volunteers at Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve, takes a closer look into the lives of this year's…
Swifts, swallows and martins
How to identify swifts, swallows, sand martins and house martins