Roadmap published to restore ‘armour-plated’ sturgeon beloved by Royals to British waters UK conservationists have launched an ambitious plan to bring the ancient, Critically Endangered native sturgeon back to UK waters – aiming to restore popula
3 May 2023
A staggering 77% of raw dog food with pheasant has excessive levels of lead – posing significant risks to our pets, the latest study has confirmed.
3 May 2023
WWT is set to nearly double the total area of land it looks after for nature after agreeing to manage Bridgwater Bay National Nature Reserve. Bridgwater Bay NNR, owned by the Environment Agency and Natural England, is one of the largest areas of intert
24 April 2023
The Severn and Avon Vales were once a large, connected mosaic of floodplain meadows, marshes and small wetlands teeming with life. Sadly, over 88% of this habitat has been lost or has reduced biodiversity.
31 March 2023
WWT has joined forces with environmental charities to launch The Big Green Hike – a new, nationwide sponsored walk to raise money for nature.
22 March 2023
A new Sir David Attenborough wildlife series hits our small screens in ultra-high definition this Sunday evening (BBC One at 7pm). Some of the UK’s most iconic wetland wildlife will feature including the high speed life of the Kingfisher in episode 1.
10 March 2023
Prices for WWT membership and admission are increasing from 1 April 2023. This was a difficult decision, but like many organisations, WWT’s costs have risen substantially over the past year. Wetlands and their wildlife face ever increasing challenges bo
7 March 2023
2nd March saw WWT Chief Executive Sarah Fowler speak alongside a panel of experts on new rules requiring developers to leave biodiversity in a better state than they found it that could help boost wetland nature. The conference, hosted by Blue Recover
3 March 2023
Following years of campaigning by WWT, Birdlife and other international partners, it is now illegal to use lead gunshot in and around wetlands in all 27 EU countries as well as Iceland, Norway and Lichtenstein.
15 February 2023
A local conservation project, Flourishing Floodplains, has introduced young people in Gloucester to the wonder of their local wetlands and brought them together with a local artist to co-create a vibrant art installation celebrating floodplain meadows.
9 February 2023
A spectacular 3D mural showcasing the vital importance of wetlands has been unveiled in Bristol today to celebrate World Wetlands Day, held on 2 February every year. Commissioned by the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT), the mural highlights this year’
2 February 2023
Players of People’s Postcode Lottery have now raised over £4.8 million in support of WWT’s work since 2014. In 2022, WWT received an incredible £1 million thanks to funds raised by players, which was awarded by Postcode Planet Trust, one of 20 Postcode T
13 January 2023
The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust has appointed the naturalist, birding expert and self-confessed ‘nature nerd’, Lucy Hodson aka ‘Lucy Lapwing’ as a new ambassador.
11 January 2023
In a long fought for decision, the UK Government will implement key legislation requiring new developments in England to include mini wetlands such as rain gardens and ponds to help prevent flooding of people’s homes and businesses.
10 January 2023
Flood prone communities in the Thames River catchment as well as local wildlife are set to benefit from £1.5 million funding allocated from the Thames Regional Flood and Coastal Committee for natural flood management projects.
21 December 2022