Climate change is causing heavier rain and stronger storms, bringing untold damage and destruction to people, businesses and livelihoods. But how do birds and other wildlife fare during these extreme weather events?
23 November 2023
Help us achieve a ban on the use of lead ammunition in hunting and outdoor sports shooting in Great Britain by submitting your views to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) public consultation by 10 December 2023. By adding your voice, you can help st
9 November 2023
The King’s speech was a missed opportunity for nature. How do we get the UK on track to tackle the climate and biodiversity crisis? What is the King’s speech?
8 November 2023
Wetlands are key stopover sites for so many migrating bird species throughout the autumn. They’re the perfect place for them to rest and refuel as they make their long journeys from breeding grounds further north, down towards southerly wintering areas.
31 October 2023
One year into the Thames Catchment Natural Flood Management Advice project and there have already been a number of successes and lessons learnt.
26 October 2023
Around 5.5 million homes and businesses are vulnerable to flooding in England. Natural flood management uses natural features in the landscape like ponds, floodplains and wet woodlands to help prevent flooding.
23 October 2023
WWT wetlands are excellent places to find rare birds and over the years they’ve played host to some of the rarest in UK history. Almost every month, there is a new rarity to catch up with and there’s no better time to find your own, with autumn migration
7 September 2023
It’s the end of the summer, the air feels softer and the mornings cooler. Over the last few months our reserves have been packed with visitors, our teams busy with activities like pond dipping and meet the keeper talks.
7 September 2023
Wetlands are the watery habitats such as ponds, rivers and marshes that are essential for wildlife. In fact, freshwater wetlands support more life per square kilometre than any other type of habitat.
24 August 2023
This week, we published our new ‘Wetlands for Water Quality’ route map which sets out how the UK can unlock the super powers of wetlands to help clean our water and address the water quality crisis.
3 August 2023
We hope you’re enjoying the summer holidays as much as we are! Our reserves are bursting with wildlife and buzzing with visitors. There’s so much to see and do, with plenty of adventures to be had and new experiences to discover.
1 August 2023
WWT Chief Executive Sarah Fowler on why the Government needs to deliver on its promise to ensure housing developments include pollution mitigation measures and protect our waterways
21 July 2023
When we think of predators, it’s typically images of the lion stalking its prey on the African savannah that come to mind. Or maybe packs of grey wolves tracking elk across the snow in Yellowstone National Park.
10 July 2023
Wetlands are the perfect place for adventures. With magical places to play, mysterious wildlife to discover and mesmerising places to explore, what will you uncover at our wetland sites this summer?
6 July 2023
Annie Smith and her 20 year old son who lives with autism both attended a Blue Prescribing programme at London Wetland Centre, which gave them simple ways to connect with nature daily to help boost their mental health. What made you decide to sign up
28 June 2023