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  • Fire alert

    A fire at Charnwood Lodge National Nature Reserve on Tuesday 15th April affected several hectares of the heathland over Flat Hill. The cause is not ...
  • A tree-mendous day out for all the family at Rutland Water

    Enjoy a fun family day out - and discover what makes a woodland buzz – on Saturday (April 19). Make a bee line to Barnsdale ...
  • Badger culling to continue

    The Wildlife Trusts express disappointment and frustration that badger culls in Somerset and Gloucestershire will resume this year.   Badger culling retains a high profile ...
  • New evidence of vanishing wildlife-rich grasslands

    The Wildlife Trusts are calling on Government to save remaining wildlife-rich grasslands and help farmers halt ‘catastrophic’ decline. A dramatic decline in our remaining wildlife-rich ...
  • Sign up to Drop the Cull

    An e-action has been launched byThe Wildlife Trusts asking the Prime Minister to drop the Government’s failed badger cull policy and develop an alternative strategy ...
  • The 2014 Rutland osprey season is underway!

    Lyndon Visitor Centre at Rutland Water Nature Reserve re-opened on Monday for the summer season and will be open every day until September - and ...
  • MPs vote to drop badger cull

     MPs have overwhelmingly backed a motion calling on the Government to drop culling and instead vaccinate badgers. The Wildlife Trusts (TWT) believe now is the ...
  • Leading countryside groups join forces to challenge fracking rules

    Poorly regulated fracking risks harming threatened species and polluting our waterways, according to a report produced by the UK’s leading wildlife and countryside groups. Are ...
  • Leicestershire and Rutland rare plant project

    The University of Leicester Botanic Garden has announced plans to establish a plant genebank on the rare and scarce flowering plants of our two counties. ...
  • Leicestershire Wildlife Hospital food appeal

    Our friends at the Leicestershire Wildlife Hospital are urgently appealing for help in feeding more than 60 rescued hedgehogs they have in their care.   ...
  • Enjoy a Snowdrop Spectacular

     At this time of year the cheering sight of brilliant milky-white drifts of snowdrops, in our gardens and in the countryside, hopefully herald the beginning ...
  • Valuable grassland under threat

    Help safeguard a valuable area of species rich grassland in the Charnwood Forest.  A planning application has been submitted to build 79 houses on a ...
  • Take on the nest box challenge

    Looking for a fun family activity this school half-term? There is still time to book on to the Family Nestbox Challenge at the Trust’s Rutland ...
  • Birdfair celebrates 25 years in record-breaking style

    Birdfair has celebrated its silver anniversary in style by raising a record-breaking amount for global wildlife conservation.  Earlier this week Birdfair’s co-organisers Tim Appleton from ...
  • In and out

    The winter season for the Trust’s seven local groups is in full swing, offering a wide range of wildlife based subjects at their monthly indoor ...
  • Time to restore nature‚Äôs flood defences

    The Wildlife Trusts are calling on the Government to rebuild the country’s natural defences by investing in natural solutions for flood control, following the recent ...

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