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  • Sign up for The 3,000 Mile Challenge

    The Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust is embarking on an exciting and ambitious project to build a new Volunteer Training Centre at Rutland Water. Contractors ...
  • Stop your bird feeders becoming virus breeders

    Avian Pox has been confirmed in Leicestershire after a dunnock was identified as suffering from a severe case in a Cropston garden.   A skin ...
  • Silver-washed fritillary returns to the Big Wood

    Trust Conservation Officer Andy Lear recently recorded a Silver-washed fritillary at Launde Big Wood, a significant indication that this species may be re-colonising its former ...
  • Come and enjoy all the fun of the Birdfair!

    Birdfair is simply the place to be to find out the latest in the world of wildlife and just gets better and better! So, why ...
  • Your Wild Summer

    The summer holidays are the perfect time to start your family on a voyage of nature discovery. Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust is joining with ...
  • Join in the fun of National Marine Week

    National Marine Week is The Wildlife Trusts’ annual celebration of the wonderfully varied wildlife we have in our seas.  We want to inspire people to ...
  • Royal Appointment

    The Trust was honoured to welcome Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall to Rutland Water Nature Reserve on Monday ...
  • Job opportunity

    Face-to-Face Membership Recruiters  Interested in your local wildlife?  Looking for flexibility at work? Location:  Leicestershire and Rutland The role:  We need enthusiastic and dedicated people, with ...
  • Latest Leicestershire and Rutland Recorder out now!

      The latest edition of the Leicestershire & Rutland Recorder – an attractive 52-page full colour journal dedicated to the recording of wildlife in the ...
  • Oli tackles assault course to raise funds

    Trainee Reserve Officer at Rutland Water Nature Reserve, Oli Grice-Jackson, is taking on the formidable Tough Mudder challenge, to raise money for the Trust. This ...
  • Wildlife Gardening in the Charnwood Forest

    The Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust has produced a new Wildlife Gardening leaflet as part of our Charnwood Forest Living Landscape scheme - a long ...
  • Help bring our seas back to life!

    Our seas are home to half our wildlife – many wonderful animals and plants including whales, dolphins, birds and fish. But they are threatened by ...
  • Sand martin cam - now live online!

    If you’ve visited the Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre at Rutland Water Nature Reserve recently, then hopefully you’ll have been as captivated by our sand martin ...
  • Watch the Stonesby Quarry orchids this spring

    Springwatch may have sprung but the Trust’s nature reserves are still full of the joys of spring.  Our meadows, grasslands and old quarries are bursting ...
  • Go Wild at this weekend’s BioBlitz at Western Park

    Help us record 500 species in 24 hours!  Leicester City Council and Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust have joined forces for the Leicester Bioblitz at ...
  • Sand martins live on tv!

    Thanks to funding from The Caterpillar Foundation there are now two artificial sand martin banks at Rutland Water Nature Reserve and a generous donation from ...

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