At WWT we really couldn’t operate without our volunteers. Over 900 passionate and dedicated people give hours of their time to support WWT’s vital wetland conservation work. As we come to the end of volunteer’s week, a nationwide celebration of v
6 June 2023
Wetlands in spring are, let’s face it, the place to be. With migrants inbound, the sound of birdsong filling your ears and breeding season in full swing, how could you avoid it as your main destination?
5 June 2023
Our wetlands are buzzing with energy at this time of year. The water seems a more vibrant blue, flowers are bright and bold and the bird song sounds louder. It’s no wonder so many artists over the years have been inspired by our watery spaces.
5 June 2023
This Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June) we are celebrating the contribution of some of the amazing people who give up their time to support WWT’s work for people and nature. Many individuals bring their skills to WWT on a voluntary basis and much of what
1 June 2023
Spring is always an exciting time of year in a wetland. Colour, noise and activity are all on the increase as nature shifts into high gear for the breeding season.
2 May 2023
Harune attended a Blue Prescribing workshop at London Wetland Centre in 2022. Harune experiences anxiety and depression and signed up to the course as a way of improving his mental health. He says it’s one of the best things he’s ever done. What ma
26 April 2023
We’ve pulled together some useful tips on how to get the most out of your birding, while still protecting and respecting the birds and wetlands you love.
24 April 2023
A Q&A with Will Costa, WWT’s aviculturist, who’s working to save the rare willow tit.
4 April 2023
Majestic. Exciting. Breath-taking. BBC Wild Isles has enthralled us all with its stunning look into the incredible wildlife that calls the UK home.
2 April 2023
Looking for a wetland themed gift to inspire the younger generation to care about nature? We’ve got you covered this Easter, with everything from books and kids’ binoculars to wetland themed top trumps and bird bingo.
30 March 2023
Get outside and closer to spring wildlife. We promise you’ll feel renewed and refreshed by the vibrant energy of our wetlands at this time of year.
29 March 2023
Be inspired by the positive impact Life Membership has on Stephen and Usha, and what it means to them to support wetlands and wildlife.
23 March 2023
Judith attended a WWT Blue Prescribing workshop at London Wetland Centre in 2022 as a way of helping to manage her anxiety and depression. She says she now tries to get out to a wetland as often as she can and thinks of it like taking her medicine.
21 March 2023
It’s not often scientists find themselves in the spotlight, they’re usually working tirelessly behind the scenes. But this International Women’s Day we wanted to shine the light on some of WWT’s leading conservation scientists working to protect wetlands
8 March 2023
With plenty of low light, March is a great month to experiment with photography styles and to focus in on beautiful wetland wildlife.
6 March 2023