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  • 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 ...
  • Can you help our office team?

    Can you help us keep our membership department buzzing? The Trust needs new volunteers to join our small administrative team to help with basic but ...
  • Make a date for a Discovery Walk

    Join one of the Trust’s experienced conservation team on a guided walk to discover the fabulous flora and fauna at specially selected Trust nature reserves ...
  • Put a spring into your step

    This Spring Bank Holiday why not take the opportunity to discover the wildlife places of Leicestershire and Rutland and their great wildlife. The Trust can ...
  • What can Europe do for nature conservation in the UK?

    The Wildlife Trusts are encouraging our supporters to take an interest in what each party has to offer in the European elections on May 22. ...
  • The Wildlife Trusts call for ambitious nature restoration along the route for HS2

    Despite the disappointment of the vote in favour of HS2, The Wildlife Trusts are delighted that MPs have given the HS2 Select Committee a remit ...
  • Osprey drama at Rutland Water

    It's been high drama at the osprey nest in Manton Bay at Rutland Water Nature Reserve over the last few weeks, as two incoming male birds ...

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