Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust is the leading wildlife conservation charity working to protect and enhance the wildlife and wild places of Leicestershire and Rutland. For over 65 years we have been saving wildlife and engaging people with nature. We believe Leicestershire and Rutland should be rich in wildlife for the benefit of everyone - with more wildlife, more wild places and more people having a strong connection to nature.
"Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust plays a very important part in protecting our natural heritage. I would encourage anyone who cares about wildlife to join them."
Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust and Leicestershire County Council are running Biodiversity Training for local Parishes.
The free online course aims to equip Leicestershire Parish councillors and staff with vital knowledge needed to address the biodiversity…
Devastating climate impact of using peat in UK horticulture revealed
• Policy failure to stop peat extraction has caused up to 31 million tonnes of CO2 to be released since 1990
• Peat extracted for…
Britain’s largest ‘Sea Dragon’ discovered in UK’s smallest county
Every day is different when you work on a nature reserve, but nothing could have prepared our reserves team at Rutland Water Nature…
Grow don’t mow this summer
If you are lucky enough to have a garden with a lawn, May is a great month to let your garden grow, leave your lawn mower in the shed…
Insects you can get to know this spring
In the seventh of a series of Action for Insects blogs, Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust volunteer and amateur entomologist…
The Lifecycle of a Frog
The life cycle of a frog is an extraordinary; they undergo an astonishing transformation, known as 'metamorphosis', as they…
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