You might feel like hibernating, but it’s a great time to get out and enjoy nature. Here are some of our favourite winter wildlife sightings worth pulling on your wellies for.
25 January 2024
The lady ‘who wrote the book’ on Bewick’s swans, coordinated actions undertaken across the flyway to implement the AEWA International Single Species Action Plan for the NW European Bewick’s Swan population, and received an OBE.
25 January 2024
Here at WWT we’re lucky to manage 10 of the best wetland sites in the world, but there are plenty of other wetlands all across the UK that are worth shouting about.
19 January 2024
It’s been a brilliant year for rare birds on WWT reserves. From black-winged stilts in April, to American golden plover in October, our reserves have played host to a fantastic array of wonderful and unusual birds.
27 December 2023
Over the last couple of years we have published four proposals, or Route Maps, that together show how wetlands can reduce flood risk, improve water quality, store carbon and improve people’s wellbeing.
19 December 2023
Winter at WWT sites is the perfect time to engage with nature and spot some truly spectacular species.
14 December 2023
Advice from a wildlife photographer on how to make the most of the scarce but great quality winter light, what wildlife are about, and photography techniques that enhance a winter scene.
7 December 2023
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