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  • The ospreys are back!

    The Manton Bay ospreys – female Maya and male 33(11) are back at Rutland for the spring and summer after overwintering in Africa and have ...
  • Madagascar’s forests boosted by record fundraising Birdfair

    A record breaking total of £350,000, raised at Birdfair 2016 has been presented to BirdLife International to help fund vital conservation work in Madagascar and ...
  • Charity Fashion Show to support the Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust

    Blaby Distict Council is hosting a charity fashion show, with all proceeds going to support the work of the Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust. Colours ...
  • Funding boost for outdoor play

    Thanks to a funding boost of £50,000 from players of People’s Postcode Lottery, children across Leicester will be able to continue enjoying the great outdoors with ...
  • Get involved with the Black to Green Project in 2017

    Would you like to get involved with the Black to Green Project and help record and understand the wide range of wonderful wildlife living in ...
  • Government urged to use Brexit to restore and enhance the environment

    The Greener UK coalition of 13 major environmental organisations, including The Wildlife Trusts, has launched its manifesto calling on the UK government to restore and ...
  • Every garden should have a nest box

    Valentine’s Day, February 14, marks the start of the 20th annual National Nest Box Week, organised by British Trust for Ornithology (BTO). Putting up nest ...
  • Vote for Rutland Water

    Rutland Water has been nominated as Heritage Site of the Year in the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2017. Now in their sixth year, the awards ...
  • Welcome to new Rutland Water Nature Reserve Manager

    The Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust is very pleased to welcome Dr Mat Cottam as the new Reserve Manager at Rutland Water Nature Reserve. Mat ...
  • Winter watch starlings’ synchronised aerobatic display

    The BBC’s Winterwatch may have ended but there is a true winter spectacle happening close to home – at the Trust’s Cossington Meadows Nature Reserve. ...
  • Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Recording Conference 2017

    This event will be held on Sunday 26th February 2017, at the Rothley Centre, Mountsorrel Lane, Rothley, Leicestershire (close to the village centre). The aim ...
  • Feed the winter birds

    Our garden wildlife needs a little help from us now that winter has January in its grip and a regular supply of bird seed, suet ...
  • Countryside and farming at risk

    A new report by a parliamentary committee warns Government that environmental protections must not be weakened after Brexit. The Wildlife Trusts respond... On January 4th ...

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