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  • Beer’s an idea for Birdfair

    Raise a glass at this weekend’s Birdfair 2016 to celebrate the Trust’s 60th anniversary! Birdfair sees the launch of a new beer called European Fox ...
  • Win a Wild Children's Party with naturalist and tv presenter Nick Baker

    Does your child love the outdoors? Here's your chance to win a Wild Children's Party with naturalist and television presenter Nick Baker, courtesy of the ...
  • Boost for birds, bees and butterflies from new countryside coalition

    The Wildlife Trusts and LEAF have created a unique model for nature-friendly farming across 44,500 acres nationwide, as part of a new Jordans Farm Partnership. ...
  • Countdown to Birdfair

    The countdown to Birdfair 2016 has begun. Rutland Water Nature Reserve at Egleton from Friday August 19 to Sunday August 21 is simply the place to be ...
  • Feed the birds and help the Trust

    A big thank you to everyone who has purchased bird food, feeders and other items from Vine House Farm. Each purchase from our two counties ...
  • Osprey Family Fun Day

    Come and join us at the Lyndon area of Rutland Water Nature Reserve, LE15 8RN, for a fun-filled day for all the family! Tuesday 2nd ...
  • Woolly wildlife trails

    To celebrate the Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust's 60th Anniversary, woolly wildlife trails have been created on two of our nature reserves - Dimminsdale Nature ...
  • Bee inspired

    It is Bees’ Needs Week and we are all being urged to help our precious pollinators thrive. You don’t have to be green-fingered: everyone can ...
  • Vital support from Husky

    The Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust is delighted to receive a very generous donation of £12,500 from local company, Husky – a leading global refrigeration ...
  • Volunteer Training Centre wins another award

    The Trust’s Volunteer Training Centre at Rutland Water Nature Reserve has won another award – Best Public Service Building in the LABC (Local Authority Building ...
  • EU Referendum - implications for wildlife

    With the EU Referendum over, the challenges faced by the UK’s wildlife are as great as they have ever been. Wildlife is under real pressure ...
  • Children get tips on making the perfect nest

    Pupils from Stonebow Primary School in Loughborough took their lessons into the outdoors recently and developed some useful nest building skills with help from Leicestershire ...
  • Half way through 30 Days Wild!

    We are half way through 30 Days Wild and we’ve been doing something wild each day in June. Here at Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust, ...
  • Nicholas is an Unsprung hero

    Nicholas Watts of Vine House Farm has been presented with a BBC Springwatch Unsprung Wildlife Hero award. He and his grandson Tim, showed Springwatch presenter ...
  • New Recorder out now

    Read all about it – the latest edition of the Leicestershire & Rutland Recorder is out now. This attractive 52-page full colour journal is dedicated ...
  • EU Referendum and the natural world

    The referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union will take place on 23rd June 2016. There are many factors that the electorate will ...
  • Our lives are better when they're a little bit wild

    This June, can you do something wild every day for 30 days? Have a go, and feel happier, healthier and more connected to nature this ...

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