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How WWT is working to save the tiny bird that’s now rarer than the southern white rhino

How WWT is working to save the tiny bird that’s now rarer than the southern white rhino

A Q&A with Will Costa, WWT’s aviculturist, who’s working to save the rare willow tit.

4 April 2023

Five Wild Isles wetland superstars to spot at WWT sites

Five Wild Isles wetland superstars to spot at WWT sites

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

Top 5 nature themed gifts to treat your little ones with this Easter

Top 5 nature themed gifts to treat your little ones with this Easter

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

Escape to our wetlands this spring

Escape to our wetlands this spring

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

My Life Membership

My Life Membership

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

The wetland visits helping treat anxiety and depression

The wetland visits helping treat anxiety and depression

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

The pioneering women on the frontline of wetland conservation

The pioneering women on the frontline of wetland conservation

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

Spring photography tips: more light, more wildlife

Spring photography tips: more light, more wildlife

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

Have an eggcellent time together this Easter

Have an eggcellent time together this Easter

With the Easter holidays just around the corner we’ve got some exciting things going on at our wetland centres. Now is the perfect time to get planning a family adventure.

1 March 2023

Could urban areas be about to get wetter? Natural England’s new Green Infrastructure Standards

Could urban areas be about to get wetter? Natural England’s new Green Infrastructure Standards

We know that putting wetlands in urban areas brings a whole host of benefits to communities from increased wellbeing, to resilience to flooding and heatwaves.

24 February 2023

Picture this: Thriving wetlands

Picture this: Thriving wetlands

On World Wetlands Day, 2 February 2023, we unveiled a spectacular 3D floor mural in the heart of Bristol to engage people with what wetlands are and why they matter, as part of our Wetlands Can campaign. We then worked with our visitor centres and Blue Re

3 February 2023

What did COP15 do for wetlands?

What did COP15 do for wetlands?

WWT welcomes the adoption of an ambitious Global Biodiversity Framework that recognises the importance of wetlands.

22 December 2022

Start a bird list this winter 

Start a bird list this winter 

As we welcome in the New Year, there's no better time to start thinking about doing a birding year list.

20 December 2022

Bag a book this Christmas

Bag a book this Christmas

To give you a helping hand with your Christmas shopping we asked some of our friends and colleagues to tell us about their favourite wetland themed books.

7 December 2022

Get all the family outdoors this winter and discover our wild side

Get all the family outdoors this winter and discover our wild side

There’s nothing like wrapping up warm and getting out there for a winter adventure. So why not plan a visit to one of our wetland centres?

1 December 2022