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  • 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 ...
  • Season's Greetings

    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all our members and supporters We manage 33 nature reserves that provide havens for wildlife and protect ...
  • Christmas shopping ideas from the Trust

    Struggling to think of Christmas presents for nature-loving friends and family? We could have the answer! Why not escape the crowds and visit our shop ...
  • Gift membership to the Trust is not just for Christmas

    Looking for an inspiring gift that opens up a whole year of opportunities? Help protect local wildlife by giving a Gift Membership for the Leicestershire ...
  • Volunteer, Dave Cole, awarded Christopher Cadbury Medal

    The Royal Society of Wildlife Trusts has awarded the 2016 Christopher Cadbury Medal for services to the advancement of nature conservation in the British Islands, ...
  • Get out and about with our new Nature Reserves Guide

    To mark our 60th anniversary the Trust's Nature Reserves Guide has been completely updated and redesigned. The new guide is easy to use with: full ...

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