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  • Local charities launch project to explore the landscape in and around Kington

    Wednesday 30th November, 2016

    Herefordshire Wildlife Trust’s WildPlay initiative and Herefordshire’s Campaign to Protect Rural England (HCPRE) have launched a new community project to uncover the past, present and future of the landscape around Kington.

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  • The Wildlife Trusts are John Lewis's Christmas charity partner!

    Thursday 10th November, 2016

    The Wildlife Trusts are delighted to be John Lewis’s Christmas campaign charity partner. This year’s John Lewis Christmas advert which launches today, celebrates - with sparkle and a flash of magic - the joy of encountering wildlife in a garden using a cast of wild creatures including a fox, badger, squirrel and hedgehog.

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  • First record of a bearded tit in Herefordshire!

    Friday 28th October, 2016

    Earlier this week (24th October), a bearded tit was spotted at a wetland sight in the Lugg Valley - the first time this species has ever been recorded in Herefordshire.

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  • Prof Dave Goulson draws a packed house for talk on Saving our Bumblebees in Hereford

    Friday 28th October, 2016

    The talk by bestselling author and founder of the Bumblebee Conservation Trust, was organised by Herefordshire Wildlife Trust and sold out in advance, filling the 200 seat theatre at Hereford’s Sixth Form College.

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  • Bromyard Downs Autumn & Winter Newsletter out now!

    Thursday 6th October, 2016

    All the news from the Bromyard Downs Project - in partnership with the Bromyard Downs Common Association. Read online below or download as a PDF from the bottom of the page.

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  • Thank you to all those who generously donated to our charity at Dr John Ross’s memorial service

    Monday 3rd October, 2016

    Dr Ross, who sadly passed away on 8th July 2016, was at the forefront of conservation during the early days of the Herefordshire and Radnorshire Nature Trust, working for the future of wildlife in the two counties.

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  • Britain’s leading conservation organisations call on the Government to grasp a better future for the countryside

    Sunday 2nd October, 2016

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  • Families enjoy a wonderful day at the launch of the Gruffalo Trail at Queenswood

    Saturday 17th September, 2016

    On 17th September, there were around 2,000 visitors at Queenswood Country Park for the unveiling of the new Gruffalo Trail.

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  • State of Nature report launched today

    Wednesday 14th September, 2016

    More than one in ten UK species threatened with extinction, new study finds

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  • New badger cull imminent: Wildlife Trusts call for end to flawed policy

    Tuesday 30th August, 2016

    Herefordshire Wildlife Trust (HWT) is opposed to the planned cull in south Herefordshire, as the evidence overwhelmingly supports vaccination of cattle over a badger cull.

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