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…
This year’s badger cull is set to be the largest yet. Scientific evidence has proved the culling of badgers is ineffective in fighting bovine tuberculosis among cattle. Email your MP.
What we expect during the COP26 summit and the leadership needed to ensure that globally we tackle the nature and climate crisis. Plus, things YOU can do today about climate change.
Latest Cumbria wildlife news
Local architects have their designs on Cumbria’s wildlife
Kendal-based O’Neil Architects support us at Wild Work Day at South Walney Nature Reserve
£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
Latest Cumbria wildlife blogs
My experience of fostering hedgehogs
Tanya St. Pierre is Cumbria Wildlife Trusts’s ‘Planting for Pollinators’ Project Manager and fosters hedgehogs in her spare time.
Gardening for hedgehogs
Sadly, I really can't remember the last time I saw a living hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus).
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…