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Meet the artist - Lisa Banks

Meet the artist - Lisa Banks

This may and June you can enjoy and purchase the work of artist Lisa Banks. The exhibition showcases her paintings in a range of art media, and can be found in the gallery of the visitor centre at WWT Welney.

19 April 2024

Watery wetlands - how to enjoy them

Watery wetlands - how to enjoy them

fter the winter rainfall, water levels had been high across the Ouse Washes to prevent and relieve flooding further upstream. This is a vital role performed by these wetlands, giving floodwaters a place to flow. Visitor access to and around WWT Welney

15 April 2024

Meet the artist - Bruce Liggitt

Meet the artist - Bruce Liggitt

This March and April you can enjoy and purchase the work of photography artist Bruce Liggitt. The exhibition showcases his wildlife portraits from the Fens, and can be found in the gallery of the visitor centre at WWT Welney.

23 February 2024

Duck the stress this World Wetlands Day and visit WWT Welney for a moment of calm

Duck the stress this World Wetlands Day and visit WWT Welney for a moment of calm

Join us for World Wetlands Weekend 2024 to celebrate wetlands and wetland wildlife making memories with family and friends.

23 January 2024

Tales from the Fen: Gallery feature

Tales from the Fen: Gallery feature

This January and February you can enjoy and purchase the work of local artist Lizzie Ault. Her Tales from the Fen exhibition is found in the gallery within the visitor centre at WWT Welney.

15 January 2024

Bird ringing and beyond: Swans

Bird ringing and beyond: Swans

The identification of individual birds within a species to monitor their movements and their relationship to other individuals, eg juveniles, has long been of immense value in their conservation. Peter Scott, in his early days as a wildfowler, witnesse

12 January 2024

2023 in review: Highlights & challenges

2023 in review: Highlights & challenges

Grab a drink and a snack and join us on this blog to catch up with highlights at Welney and some of the challenges we faced in 2023. Here's to a better 2024 - Happy New Year!

31 December 2023

Swan spectacle makes for a wild winter

Swan spectacle makes for a wild winter

We might not see snow this winter, but thankfully we are still in for a white Christmas with the arrival of thousands of swans.

30 November 2023

Paddling pochard

Paddling pochard

The winter flock of pochard enjoyed from the main hide at Welney is a real seasonal highlight - read on to get to know a little more about these fantastic characters.

20 November 2023

Ajay Tegala shares his love of winter wildlife

Ajay Tegala shares his love of winter wildlife

Ajay Tegala shares with us some favourite winter wildlife highlights, many close to home in the Fens.

29 October 2023

Conservation charities celebrate regional revival of rare wading bird with free event

Conservation charities celebrate regional revival of rare wading bird with free event

WWT Welney is hosting an Open Day event on Sun 24 September with the RSPB to mark the end of Project Godwit with a range of tours, talks, walks and activities.

14 September 2023

Experience incredible wildlife on a night time adventure

Experience incredible wildlife on a night time adventure

Nocturnal wildlife is not to be overlooked - an array of fascinating creatures 'see' the world in a totally different way to us.

8 August 2023

Summer walk and access – explore even more wetlands

Summer walk and access – explore even more wetlands

Summer road access update in this post. Surround yourself with wetlands along our summer walk, tansy trail and Lady Fen walk.

28 July 2023

WWT Welney calls on East Anglian nature lovers to a make big splash for wildlife

WWT Welney calls on East Anglian nature lovers to a make big splash for wildlife

Mini wetlands - make a big splash for nature on a budget in even the smallest of spaces.

23 July 2023

Top score by Visit England for summer experience

Top score by Visit England for summer experience

Summer experience gets recognition with Visit England, as we get put forward for a Gold Accolade and a Welcome Accolade thanks for the staff and volunteers in particular.

26 June 2023