Keep up to date with our stories, research, projects and challenges as we work to save wildlife and wild places in Cumbria. 

Photo of apprentice conservation officer Isaac Johnston

Apprenticeships prove to be life changing

One of Cumbria Wildlife Trust’s latest Apprentice Conservation Officers, Isaac Johnston, has secured his first job working in nature conservation following his two year apprenticeship at the local…

Cover of guide to Great Places to See Bluebells

Bliss among the bluebells

Cumbria has many stunning places to see bluebells from the famous Rannerdale bluebells that cover the fellsides of the Buttermere valley, to more hidden away places like Flakebridge Wood at…

Eycott Hill Nature Reserve with Blencathra in the background

Slowing the flow at Eycott Hill Nature Reserve

Artificial drainage ditches have been dammed at Eycott Hill Nature Reserve to help slow the flow of water from the uplands into rivers downstream.

Thanks to grants from WREN via funds…