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  • Schools can Go Wild with the Melton

    The Melton Building Society is inviting local primary schools to apply for a share of a special £8,000 Wildlife Fund to provide opportunities for children to learn ...
  • Drop in to your local group

    Autumn is certainly in the air but the Trust can offer plenty of excuses to break away from the tv and meet up with other ...
  • Discover our two counties' wildlife in September

    September is the first official month of autumn although, with luck, it can feel felt like an extension of summer. Autumn bird migration continues throughout ...
  • Put on your dancing boots to fundraise for our ospreys

    The Rutland Osprey Project is celebrating another great year. And there is still time for you to join in the fun. So put on your ...
  • Write for the Wild

    Now is a crucial moment for environmental protection. Vital laws that protect our wildlife and the health of our rivers and seas are at risk ...
  • Partnership with Vine House Farm is twice as good for wildlife

    The Wildlife Trusts and Vine House Farm Bird Foods are celebrating a flourishing 10-year partnership, working together for wildlife. By donating up to 5% of ...
  • Sign up for Birdfair

    Tickets for Birdfair 2017 are on sale now!  Rutland Water Nature Reserve at Egleton is simply the place to be to on Friday August 18, Saturday August ...
  • Saving the Hooded Grebe

    Paula and Michael Webster have always been active volunteers for the Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust and for wildlife conservation, but this year their volunteering ...
  • Love the sea!

    Celebrate National Marine Weeks with The Wildlife Trusts. The North Sea is amazing and we want to shout about it! Between July 29 and August 13 ...
  • Discover the wildlife on our nature reserves

    Grasslands on dry, calcareous soils (ie rich in the mineral calcium carbonate) come into their own at this time of year. On hot, sunny days ...
  • Bees Needs Week

    Bees and other pollinators are vital to growing lots of our favourite foods and for plants to flourish in our fields and gardens. Bees’ Needs ...
  • Join the Big Butterfly Count

    Help take nature’s pulse by joining this nationwide survey run by conservation charity Butterfly Conservation.  The Big Butterfly Count is happening from Friday July 14 ...
  • Join us for our Osprey Family Fun Day

    Bring the family to our Osprey Family Fun Day at Rutland Water Nature Reserve’s Lyndon Centre (LE15 8RN) on Tuesday August 1 for a fun-filled ...
  • New Recorder on sale now

    The new edition of the Leicestershire & Rutland Recorder is out now. This attractive 52-page full colour journal is dedicated to the recording of wildlife ...

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