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  • Greener UK Manifesto Launch

    Wednesday 22nd February, 2017

    Chee Dale Nature reserve, Shoshannah Crookes, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

    Derbyshire Wildlife Trust is part of a coalition launching a manifesto today, urging the Government to use Brexit to benefit the environment.

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  • Derbyshire Wildlife Trust turns 55 today!

    Sunday 19th February, 2017

    Nature reserve sign, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust, flowers

    Derbyshire Wildlife Trust has reached another landmark as it celebrates its 55th birthday today.

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  • Woodside Farm Community Garden makeover!

    Friday 17th February, 2017

    Woodside Farm, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

    Thanks to a generous donation from Derbyshire County Council, we are going to revitalise the Woodside Farm garden from the 14th March so that it can be better used by school groups, the public and most importantly wildlife.

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  • Boundary Bonus

    Tuesday 14th February, 2017

    Derbyshire dry stone wall, Simon Corble

    We are encouraging local farmers and landowners to apply for grants worth up to £5000 to improve and maintain their natural boundaries.

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  • It's playtime for Basil and his new pony friends!

    Thursday 9th February, 2017

    Koniks, pony, ponies, horses, Derbyshire, wildlife

    Our konik pony Basil is much happier since his new friends arrived - we're pleased to say that they get along!

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  • Petition against badger cull reaches threshold for debate in Parliament

    Wednesday 8th February, 2017

    Petition, Badger, Jon Bowen, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

    A nationwide petition against the badger cull has reached the 100,000 signature threshold needed to hold a debate in Parliament.

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  • Become a citizen scientist with free butterfly identification training from us!

    Monday 6th February, 2017

    Painted lady butterfly ID, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust, free training

    Learn to survey and record Derbyshire’s beautiful butterflies this summer

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  • Learn about local birdsong, bird ID and bird surveying techniques a free workshop

    Wednesday 1st February, 2017

    Male Siskin at Cromford Canal SSSI, Ian Wilson.

    Do you ever go for a walk and hear a bird singing its socks off, but you can’t see it and have no idea what it is?

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  • Trees for free!

    Wednesday 1st February, 2017

    Will Shore’s Tree, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

    Derbyshire Wildlife Trust is working on an exciting new partnership project to bring the natural world right into Derbyshire school grounds.

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  • Keeping wetlands wet helps to keep you dry!

    Wednesday 1st February, 2017

    Willington Nature Reserve, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust, Wetland, Trent valley

    Derbyshire’s wetlands, big and small, play a vital role in flood protection and as homes for wildlife; that’s the key message behind Derbyshire Wildlife Trust’s support for World Wetlands Day taking place on Thursday 2nd February).

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