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
We are pleased to announce that ‘Eelscapes - restoring the Severn Vale’s wetland mosaics’ – has been awarded Defra funding to develop a landscape recovery scheme for the Severn Vale.
19 December 2022
Academy Award winning actor, playwright, theatre director and environmentalist, Sir Mark Rylance, has joined WWT as an Ambassador.
21 November 2022
The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust is sending a top team to a critical international wetlands conference in Geneva as the world gathers to discuss climate change, the environment, and nature across several locations over the next few weeks.
4 November 2022
A new report released today (3 November) outlines a quicker, more effective way to fight climate change than planting forests – creating and restoring more coastal saltmarshes full of carbon-storing mud.
3 November 2022
Proposed changes to the planning system, land management support and environmental legislation What does the UK Government propose and what does this mean for wetlands? Last week the UK Government made a number of announcements as part of its plans to d
28 September 2022
All of us at the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust are deeply saddened to learn of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. We were honoured to have had the Queen as our Patron for many decades until 2016, when she passed on the role to her son, His Majesty
9 September 2022
WWT has helped secure a big win for wetland nature in preserving vital environmental protections at Hinkley Point C nuclear power station on the Severn Estuary.
8 September 2022
Residents of a Somerset town are celebrating one year of an exciting project to bring wetlands into the urban area and help transform the local community.
19 August 2022
A project to re-introduce a thriving population of curlews on Dartmoor run by a partnership which includes the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust has received a boost in its second year with the release of a group of new birds.
5 August 2022
A stunning short film showcasing the importance of wetlands with a focus on our blue carbon work at WWT Steart Marshes has been made by the film production branch of HRH Prince Charles’ Sustainable Market Initiative.
1 August 2022
As schools around the country break for their summer holidays, it’s a clear A+ in the end of term report for Generation Wild – the Wildfowl & Wetland Trust’s innovative nature-connection programme for children from economically disadvantaged areas.
28 July 2022