Projects

Our conservation projects strengthen the link between wetlands, wildlife and people, in the UK and beyond. Find out more about what we do.

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Eurasian curlew recovery

Eurasian curlew recovery

The curlew is now regarded as the most pressing bird conservation priority in the UK, where we hold a quarter of the world’s population. We aim to slow its decline through headstarting, research and community engagement.

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Flourishing floodplains

Flourishing floodplains

Flourishing floodplains We’re restoring the Severn and Avon Vale floodplains to their former glory, so they can once again be strongholds for biodiversity. Introduction As well as storing vast quantities of floodwa

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Generation Wild

Generation Wild

Generation Wild Creating lasting and meaningful connections with nature through storytelling and adventure. This project will connect 45,000 children and their families with nature, creating a new generation who will carry

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Greenland white-fronted geese monitoring

Greenland white-fronted geese monitoring

State of the art technology and a long tradition of monitoring is helping WWT conservationists uncover the challenges the Greenland white-fronted goose is facing. We worked with expert partners to gather information and make an action plan

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Inspiring Generations

Inspiring Generations

Inspiring Generations was a three-year learning engagement project from WWT and HSBC. The aim was to inspire a new generation of wetland guardians, providing free school visits for over 75,000 children from disadvantaged backgrounds.

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Madagascar's wetlands

Madagascar's wetlands

Madagascar's wetlands are extremely biodiverse, but in sharp decline - they've lost over 60% of their wetlands since 1960. We're working with the local communities and government in Madagascar so they can protect and restore their remaining wetlands

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Monitoring Bewick's swans

Monitoring Bewick's swans

Every year, Bewick's swans make a dangerous migration, facing threats of habitat loss, illegal hunting and ingesting lead ammunition. WWT are monitoring Bewick's swans along the flyway to learn more about why they're declining, and how to stop it

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Natural flood management in West Somerset

Natural flood management in West Somerset

Natural Flood Management (NFM) is all about using natural processes to alleviate flooding, a problem which is getting worse in low-lying Somerset

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