22 May 2015
The Bee Coalition has reacted with dismay to news that the National Farmers' Union is attempting to sidestep an EU ban on neonicotinoids, pesticides known to be harmful to bees.
20 May 2015
RSPB encourages people to keep a look out for UK's rarest breeding bird of prey
15 May 2015
The RSPB's Roy Taylor begins his 68 mile Trans Pennine Trail challenge
14 May 2015
There is a wonderful wildlife spectacle to witness on the Ribble Estuary as the breeding season gets underway.
Hundreds of seabirds are arriving at Preston Marina for the breeding season after making the epic journey from West Africa.
RSPB Coombes Valley, near Leek, is giving you the chance to learn all about our fascinating woodland wildlife by piecing together clues and becoming a wildlife detective.
100 voluntary organisations across the UK have joined forces to call for the protection of Europe’s natural environment.
11 May 2015
The RSPB commends the Environment Agency’s decision to refuse two water abstraction licence renewal applications that were threatening rare wildlife.
8 May 2015
It’s time to pick up a pencil and get creative as staff at RSPB’s Ribble Discovery Centre launch a competition to find the best new designs for a popular badge making activity.
The train soon to be standing at Bempton railway station is the spring bank holiday, Puffin Special.
Three nesting male hen harriers have vanished in Lancashire in as many weeks in unexplained circumstances.
Three nesting male hen harriers have vanished in Lancashire in as many weeks, in unexplained circumstances.
On Thursday 14 May, Hanson Aggregates, Staffordshire County Council and RSPB will be joining forces to officially open a new footbridge across the River Tame south of Tamworth, within Middleton Lakes RSPB Nature Reserve.
7 May 2015
Suffolk coast wetland nature reserve expansion will help create “network of homes for wildlife” in Suffolk landscape
5 May 2015
Join the Eastern Moors Bats above Froggatt Edge, on Saturday 30 May and find out all there is to know about the mysterious night-time creature, the bat.
28 April 2015
RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch reinforces importance of gardens to wildlife in the Midlands.
Hedgehog, squirrel and deer garden visits revealed in RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch
24 April 2015
RSPB Coombes Valley nature reserve, near Leek, is hosting a special fortnight to highlight some of their special spring stars on the reserve; pied flycatchers and redstarts.
On Sunday 26 April, RSPB Sandwell Valley will be inviting families to join them in the reserves wildlife garden to take part in lots of fun ‘hands on’ activities, all about attracting wildlife into gardens and green spaces.
22 April 2015
Workers from UK construction company, Cold Clad, were on hand recently to help out the RSPB at Sandwell Valley nature reserve near West Bromwich.
Two of the largest nature organisations in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire are working together to protect important places for wildlife in the Upper Thames region.
Fire has damaged part of our Farnham Heath reserve, setting conservation back ten to fifteen years.
BTO Wetland Bird Survey highlights importance of UK's wetlands
21 April 2015
Not one, but two ospreys have returned to Bassenthwaite this year, sparking hopes for yet another successful year for the Lake District Osprey Project.
20 April 2015
There’s no telling what magical moments you might experience aboard one of the unforgettable seabird cruises to RSPB Bempton Cliffs.
14 April 2015
The developers behind London's Garden Bridge open discussions to explore ways to help pollinators cross the River Thames.
9 April 2015
RSPB challenges wildlife lovers to go back to basics with Big Wildl Sleepout 2015
1 April 2015
Starlings hang on to the second spot, but third place is taken for the first time by house sparrows in the world’s largest school wildlife survey.
Visitors to Malham Cove this weekend will have an extra Easter treat – the chance to watch two peregrine falcons in action.
26 March 2015
January’s Big Garden Birdwatch highlights the importance of West Sussex’s gardens to the future of house sparrows, starlings and blue tits.
January’s Big Garden Birdwatch highlights the importance of Surrey’s gardens to the future of house sparrows, starlings and blue tits
January’s Big Garden Birdwatch highlights the importance of Kent’s gardens to the future of house sparrows, starlings and blue tits
January’s Big Garden Birdwatch highlights the importance of Hampshire’s gardens to the future of house sparrows, starlings and blue tits
January’s Big Garden Birdwatch highlight the importance of East Sussex’s gardens to the future of house-sparrows, starlings and blue tits
January’s Big Garden Birdwatch results highlight the importance of Berkshire’s gardens to the future of house-sparrows, starlings and blue tits
London's Big Garden Birdwatch has highlighted the importance of private gardens to the future of some of our favourite birds.
But visits to gardens made by wrens, robins and blackbirds up from last year.
A record breaking year for Big Schools' Birdwatch
BBC Springwatch at Easter returns to an RSPB reserve
The RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch was once again revealed some exciting and interesting changes among our most popular garden birds
24 March 2015
Staff at RSPB Sandwell Valley nature reserve are looking to the local community for help. Most people local to the reserve know by now that a brand new visitor centre, with the best views in the valley, will be opening this summer.
20 March 2015
RSPB Coombes Valley Nature Reserve, near Leek, is hosting an Easter trail for the Easter holidays; it’s an opportunity for you and your family to come and discover woodland in a fun way.
18 March 2015
The Government's intention to create a marine protected area around Pitcairn is a massive boost for wildlife conservation in the UK's Overseas Territories
Partnership will demonstrate how to protect and enhance the biodiversity of development sites - benefitting the economy, creating employment and improving health and wellbeing.
The RSPB re-launch the Hen Harrier Hotline to search for the rare birds
The RSPB's Vote for Bob campaign long listed in Westbourne100 Change Opinion Awards
The National Trust, RSPB and The Wildlife Trusts are calling on people across the West Country to put nature at the heart of debate in the run up to May’s General Election and encourage candidates to support nature. Together the three charities have produced South West Nature 2015 - a new website that details landscapes, wildlife and the issues these face, across all 55 Westminster constituencies in the south west.
11 March 2015
Nature conservation charity, the RSPB, is looking for farmers in the Yorkshire Wolds and Coast area who are interested in getting paid to help wildlife thrive on their land.
Fake birds are being placed on newly created habitat to boost numbers of breeding little terns at Langstone Harbour.
9 March 2015
900,000 songbirds were slaughtered on a British military base in Cyprus, here is our reaction
6 March 2015
Tools and diggers and are finally being put to bed as a project at RSPB Sandwell Valley to create larger, wilder areas for the benefit of nature and people in the heart of Birmingham and the Black Country successfully draws to a close in time for the onslaught of Spring.
3 March 2015
New research could provide turtle doves with extra food, giving hope to their recovery.
27 February 2015
A Nature and Wellbeing Summit will be hosted in Bristol next week as a part of the city's year as European Green Captial
26 February 2015
30 years of joint conservation work has turned around the fortunes of stone-curlews in the Brecks
Police and RSPB issue joint appeal following the discovery of a injured buzzard
Humberside Police and the RSPB are appealing for information following the discovery of a buzzard that had sustained injuries consistent with illegal trapping
25 February 2015
RSPB Saltholme is celebrating Europe's biggest solar eclipse for 16 years with a very special event.
The RSPB has signed a deal with water company United Utilities that will help secure the long-term future for nature in the Peak District National Park.
24 February 2015
Nature-loving volunteers in Northumberland are needed this summer to help reverse the fortunes of one of the UK’s rarest seabirds.
17 February 2015
The owner of Westfield Farm, Cropton, North Yorkshire, has been found guilty of permitting the use of a pole trap on the farm on 11 June 2014, and has been fined £4,000 at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court
The RSPB is challenging nature lovers all over the country to embrace the BTO’s National Nest Box week by putting up a nest box in their gardens
16 February 2015
Partnership will demonstrate how to protect and enhance the biodiversity of development sites - benefitting the economy, creating employment and improving health and wellbeing
14 February 2015
The RSPB is challenging nature lovers all over the country to embrace the BTO’s National Nest Box week by putting up a nest box in their gardens ahead of the bird nesting season.
13 February 2015
We're delighted that Government has listened to public concerns over threat to Lodge Hill wildlife site in Kent.
North Norfolk nature reserve perfect place for nature lovers: RPSB members get engaged at Snettisham overlooking The Wash
12 February 2015
Saturday the 14 February is not only the most romantic day of the year, but it’s also the start of National Nest Box Week.
Prepare for the arrival of spring and join the RSPB and Manchester City Council for a spring-themed Discovery Day in the Mersey Valley this month.
11 February 2015
Ridley Scott Associates (RSA) has created a 101sec film as part of the Show the Love campaign for Valentine's Day.
Norfolk Police and RSPB appeal for information about shooting of little bustard in Norfolk in January.
8 February 2015
Pupils with special needs at Paget Primary School in Erdington, Birmingham took part in the world’s biggest school wildlife survey for the very first time.
6 February 2015
Seabird conservation receives a £280,000 boost thanks to an amazing and record-breaking fundraising effort by the BirdFair team.
5 February 2015
A record number of people took part during the weekend of the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch with over 115,000 survey submissions and incredible four million birds counted over two days.
RSPB creates wildflower meadow for butterflies at Stonehenge
The RSPB is asking people to keep their eye out for hen harriers
30 January 2015
There is no ‘one size fits all’ when it comes to binoculars and telescopes. You need to look through them, feel the weight and understand how they work to find the right pair for you.
This year was a record breaking year for Big Garden Birdwatch - but survey submissions still need to be made
28 January 2015
Pupils with special needs at Paget Primary School in Erdington, Birmingham, are all ready to take part in the world’s biggest school wildlife survey for the very first time.
27 January 2015
The RSPB welcomes a new report by the Natural Capital Committee (NCC), which shows that investment in nature will support the country’s economic growth.
26 January 2015
RSPB Farnham Heath’s recruiting Dog Ambassadors. They’ll urge responsible dog owners to keep dogs on leads in the bird-breeding season.
Next Monday is World Wetlands day and to celebrate, RSPB Saltholme is inviting people along to take part in a day of practical volunteering.
Nature spotting can be great fun and very exciting, but unfortunately wildlife isn’t always willing to stand close enough for us all to get a good look - this is where binoculars and telescopes come in handy.
23 January 2015
World’s biggest garden wildlife survey takes place Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 January
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.