• Badger culling - June 2018 update

    Wednesday 20th June, 2018

    Staffordshire Wildlife Trust was dismayed to hear about the proposals to extend licensed badger culling in our county.

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  • Tennants Fine Chemicals & Sainsburys support Staffordshire Wildlife Trust

    Wednesday 20th June, 2018

    One of the hidden gems of Leek is the wildlife area owned by Sainsburys and situated behind the store car park. The wildlife area is managed for Sainsburys by Staffordshire Wildlife Trust.

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  • Leek Group to celebrate 30 Days Wild with Rod Wood walk

    Wednesday 16th May, 2018

    Staffordshire Wildlife Trust’s Leek Local Group are celebrating this year’s 30 Days Wild challenge by giving people the chance to see one of Staffordshire’s stunning wildflower meadows.

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  • Grants for peatland restoration

    Wednesday 16th May, 2018

    A new injection of £10m of government money will help restore more than 10,000 football pitches-worth of England’s iconic peatlands.

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  • Den Cartlidge - May 2018 blog

    Friday 11th May, 2018

    The hide looks abandoned. A thick layer of dust covers all the surfaces inside. The field it looks out on is empty. The birds the hide had been built to observe haven’t been here for a long time.

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  • Youngsters give helping hand to wildlife at tree planting session

    Friday 4th May, 2018

    Students from Redbrook Hayes Primary School have given Staffordshire Wildlife Trust a helping hand after holding a tree planting session at the charity’s headquarters.

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  • Leek students are wild about wildlife

    Thursday 3rd May, 2018

    Students from Leek College’s L4LW depatment at Leek have been learning about wildlife conservation in their local environment and gaining an award at the same time.

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  • Churnet Youth project increases learning about local ‘Wild Spaces’

    Wednesday 2nd May, 2018

    Young people with learning difficulties are being given the opportunity to get close to nature and learn new skills at a project being run in the Churnet Valley, thanks to money raised by National Lottery players.

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  • Irreplaceable habitat saved after plans are rejected

    Monday 30th April, 2018

    Staffordshire Wildlife Trust has welcomed the decision by Newcastle Borough Council’s planning committee to reject plans for almost 100 homes in Baldwin's Gate next to a rare lowland raised bog.

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  • New proposals for a wilder Britain

    Friday 27th April, 2018

    Critical moment to reverse the decline of nature

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