Latest news stories about our work, activities, opportunities and campaigns.  For media enquiries, please contact our Communications Officer, Kelly Muldoon on 028 9046 3105 or email

  • Families set to enjoy ‘Summer of Wildlife’ at Bog Meadows

    Wednesday 17th May, 2017

    Family looking at bugs

    Get closer to your extraordinary wild neighbours this summer with a whole host of FREE activities at Bog Meadows Nature Reserve, designed to excite and inspire kids and their families.

    Read full story

  • Natural path to happiness gets results

    Monday 15th May, 2017

    Mum and son feeding the birds

    Sign up for nature this June to join The Wildlife Trusts’ annual challenge: 30 Days Wild.

    Read full story

  • Meet the Birds of Balloo Woodland

    Thursday 27th April, 2017

    Greenfinch (c)Adam Jones

    Families are invited to meet the birds of Balloo Woodland Nature Reserve, in Bangor, on Saturday 6 May, from 10am to 12 noon.

    Read full story

  • Natural path to happiness gets results

    Monday 24th April, 2017

    Enjoying Nature © Paul Harris - 2020 VISION

    Sunshine for the soul: 30 Days Wild benefits health and wellbeing.

    Read full story

  • Volunteers sought for Big Spring Beach Clean at Glenarm

    Friday 14th April, 2017

    Volunteers cleaning beach

    Local residents are being urged to help make Glenarm Strand gleam again, by taking part in a beach clean on Thursday, April 20 from 11am to 1pm.

    Read full story

  • Wild Food Foray at Straidkilly Nature Reserve

    Wednesday 12th April, 2017

    (c) Matthew Roberts

    Join Ulster Wildlife and Forage Ireland on Saturday 29 April to uncover the wild spring larder that's just waiting to be tasted at Straidkilly Nature Reserve, near Carnlough.

    Read full story

  • Bee Creative in the Garden!

    Monday 27th March, 2017

    Buff-tailed bumblebee (c) J Hawkins

    The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and The Wildlife Trusts have joined forces to urge gardeners to do more to help protect bumblebees and solitary bees, heroes of the pollinator world.

    Read full story

  • Budding Attenboroughs get set for career in conservation, thanks to National Lottery funding

    Monday 13th March, 2017

    Trainees will learn to id wildlife with help from experts as part of programme

    Twenty-one budding Attenboroughs from Northern Ireland are set to get the skills and training to pursue a career in nature conservation, thanks to a new three-year programme funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).

    Read full story

  • New research highlights skills gaps in the environmental conservation sector

    Tuesday 7th March, 2017

    Results will help shape environmental training for young people

    Lantra, in conjunction with Ulster Wildlife, recently undertook research looking at employability skills in Northern Ireland’s environmental conservation sector.

    Read full story

  • Vital volunteers needed to save our last red squirrels

    Friday 24th February, 2017

    Red Squirrel © Christine Cassidy

    Are you nuts about red squirrels? We're leading a recruitment drive for volunteers across Northern Ireland to save our last red squirrels.

    Read full story