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A life changer

A life changer

Deputy CEO of Natural England and WWT Trustee Alan Law recalls the day that transformed his life.

Nature stories from childhood

Nature stories from childhood

Memories from two members whose love of nature was kindled from a young age.

Your audio guide to winter wetland bird calls

Your audio guide to winter wetland bird calls

Winter is the time of year that our wetlands in the UK fill up with unfamiliar waterbird sounds. You might recognise the common mallard, but would you sound out a pintail? Our audio guide to winter wetland birds is here to help.

What happens when COP26 stops?

What happens when COP26 stops?

WWT’s Director of Conservation, James Robinson, reflects on what has been achieved at COP26, and what still needs to be done.

Making art out of wildlife

Making art out of wildlife

What do a printmaker, a photographer and painters have in common? They’re all inspired by WWT sites.

A place to lose yourself

A place to lose yourself

Local resident and photographer Andrew Wilson captures all the beauty of the London Wetland Centre.

Peregrines at Caerlaverock

Peregrines at Caerlaverock

Learn about these fantastic birds seen regularly on the reserve at Caerlaverock

10 reasons for families to visit our wetland centres this half term

10 reasons for families to visit our wetland centres this half term

With half term around the corner, we know finding new and exciting things to do can be challenging, especially when the weather isn’t always on side.

Inspired by our founder

Inspired by our founder

Two members explain how Sir Peter Scott propelled them into conservation.

What COP 26 could mean for wetlands, and the world

What COP 26 could mean for wetlands, and the world

If you’re someone who cares about wetlands and keeping our planet healthy, you’ll likely have heard of the landmark COP26 summit starting on 31st October.

The many roles of a volunteer

The many roles of a volunteer

Jeanie Money and Abi Mackay each pick a highlight of their much appreciated support for WWT.

Saving curlews

Saving curlews

Mary Colwell on what drove her to fight for one of the UK’s most endangered birds.

Using ground-breaking technologies to show how biodiverse wetlands can be

Using ground-breaking technologies to show how biodiverse wetlands can be

WWT’s Laura Weldon, talks citizen science and the new technology that’s helping us monitor our more elusive wetland wildlife, why she champions our less cuddly wetland animals and how despite everything, she’s still hopeful for the future.

Why the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands matters more than ever

Why the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands matters more than ever

Today Ramsar wetlands cover more than 2.5 million square kilometres around the world – but how did the largest network of protected areas start?

Fall for autumn on our wetlands

Fall for autumn on our wetlands

As the days begin to shorten and the blackberries begin to ripen, a feeling of rest descends over the countryside. The busyness of the spring and summer is over and the natural world is beginning to think about rest and recuperation.