Yesterday marked an entire year that the world’s average warming exceeded 1.5C – deemed by most scientists as the safe limit to avoid the worst impacts of climate breakdown on people, nature and the economy.
9 February 2024
Since 2022 WWT has joined forces with environmental charities for The Big Green Hike – a nationwide sponsored walking challenge to raise vital funds for nature.
6 February 2024
Prowling Mill Road at night, protecting the small and vulnerable - its Arundel Wetland Centre's Toad Patrol!Milder, damp weather from late January to early March signals to common toads that it's migration time in Sussex. Sadly, this can put them in dang
31 January 2024
Love birds? National Nest Box week starts on Valentine’s Day, 14 Feb and runs through Feb 21.Show your garden birds some love by putting up a new nest box in any outdoor space you have! Attracting birds to your green space is an easy way to connect wit
23 January 2024
Arundel Wetland Centre has 8 wildlife hides overlooking lagoons and ponds full of UK wildlife. We are also home to 30 species of ducks and geese from around world. With the recent cold weather and more forecast, we often get asked how we care for our bird
11 January 2024
Our Reserve team are even busier in winter managing habitats for breeding birds in springtime.
11 January 2024
Players of People’s Postcode Lottery have now raised over £5.9 million in support of WWT’s work since 2014. In 2023, we received an incredible £1.1 million thanks to funds raised by players, which was awarded by Postcode Planet Trust, one of 20 Post
8 January 2024
Spending time in nature, especially around water, has been shown to reduce stress, enhance mood and reduce negative thoughts. Research by the Mental Health Foundation reports 65% of people say that being near water is their favourite part of nature and
24 December 2023
WWT Arundel Wetland Centre are very proud to have won the Silver Award for Accessible & Inclusive Tourism at the Beautiful South Tourism Awards! These prestigious awards that celebrate the outstanding achievements of tourism businesses and experiences acr
13 December 2023
A record 17 sand martin nests were found in the left wing of the special nesting banks built into the Sand Martin hide during the annual checks at WWT Arundel Wetland Centre on Thurs 30 November. WWT Arundel’s Reserve team has only been able to chec
9 December 2023
Winter is a magical time of year to be at our wetlands. A sense of peace and tranquillity settles over the landscape and our watery spaces become gentler, relaxing places that encourage moments of stillness. Be inspired by our wild side…. and plan ti
8 December 2023
A scientific study into Bewick’s swans, birds which can be identified as individuals through the unique markings on their bills, is celebrating 60 years of drama and discovery this winter.
7 December 2023
Arundel Wetland Centre is open every day in December, except for Christmas Day, to allow visitors to enjoy vibrant family days out or peaceful moments, away from the hustle and bustle, this holiday season.For Christmas Eve Sun 24 Dec we are closing at bit
1 December 2023
Our WWT shop and cafe are open until 8 pm on Dec 8 for relaxed Christmas shopping with lots of sustainable, nature inspired gifts to choose from.
27 November 2023
The recent impacts of storms Babet, Ciaran and Debi have exposed how unprepared the UK is to the growing risk of flooding caused by climate change. Our new report is calling on Government to increase the amount they spend on natural flood prevention.
23 November 2023