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Big Garden Birdwatchers should 'look at their gardens through the eyes of a bird', says the RSPB

23 January 2015

World’s biggest garden wildlife survey takes place Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 January

Great spotted woodpecker male bird, perched on a branch in garden

Take to the hills this winter!

20 January 2015

Grab those walking boots: it’s time to blast away the cobwebs and stroll off all that Christmas chocolate. Check out these amazing RSPB sites for the best Northern winter walks.

Mountain hare running down hillside

Get involved and count the wildlife that’s counting on you!

20 January 2015

Join us for the 36th annual Big Garden Birdwatch from 24-25 January 2015. All you need is a pencil, a piece of paper and an hour of spare time during the weekend.

Goldfinches feeding from a garden feeder

Make a resolution to try volunteering in 2015

8 January 2015

As another New Year looms, and everyone starts thinking about making New Year’s resolutions, the Eastern Moors Partnership is encouraging people to try their hand at volunteering by holding ‘volunteer taster days’ in January.

Primary school coppicing at Lime Kiln Wood

Take some time to go wild outside

8 January 2015

Have you ever been out walking and stumbled across an unexpected sign of life? Not an old sweet wrapper or a dropped glove, but a mark left behind by curious adventurers.

Boy with muddy hands

Police Commissioner fund helps protect Northumberland wildlife sanctuary

6 January 2015

A community fund, set up by Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird QC, has awarded the RSPB a grant of £2,000 to help prevent wildlife crime at its Coquet Island reserve.

Aerial view of RSPB Coquet Island nature reserve