Check out the latest news from the Trust below...

  • Greedy Goats Gobble Up Christmas Tree Treats!

    Tuesday 9th January, 2018

    Greedy goats! Pic: Leigh Thornton

    Staff at Surrey Wildlife Trust have come up with a novel way of recycling their old Christmas trees – feeding them to their herd of greedy goats! The animals have been munching their way through the prickly pines this week at their winter home at Pond Farm in Wisley.

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  • Work off your Christmas Dinner with a Wild Winter Walk!

    Tuesday 26th December, 2017

    Winter Sky - Mark Horton

    If you’ve indulged in too many mince pies this year, why not work off those Christmas calories by taking a walk on the wild side with Surrey Wildlife Trust? With over 70 nature reserves to explore and a host of New Year events, now’s a great time to get outside and enjoy Surrey’s winter landscapes with family and friends.

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  • Top Surrey Companies Enjoy Wild Christmas Charity Do!

    Thursday 14th December, 2017

    Employees enjoy a wild Christmas do! Photo: Marcus Wehrle

    Chopping back trees, burning scrub and toasting marshmallows – office workers from some of Surrey’s biggest companies got stuck into a wild Christmas do with a difference, organised by Surrey Wildlife Trust.

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  • Hedgerow Heroes Get Off To Flying Start!

    Thursday 14th December, 2017

    Teenagers from Tormead School have a go at hedgelaying.

    Armed with billhooks, spades and loppers, Hedgerow Heroes are on a mission – to save Surrey’s hedgerows! From Guildford to Reigate, Warlingham to Leatherhead, volunteers have been getting stuck in to planting and restoring hedges.

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  • Dame Judi’s Passion For Trees Filmed on Wildlife Trust Reserves

    Thursday 14th December, 2017

    Dame Judi Dench - Photo by Sarah Dunn

    Surrey Wildlife Trust's Patron Dame Judi Dench is one of Britain's best-known actresses, but a new BBC programme reveals she has another great love - a passion for trees.

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  • Rare Birds Flock to Surrey Thanks to Trust's Conservation Work

    Monday 4th December, 2017

    Dartford warbler - Paul Roberts

    Some of Surrey’s rarest birds have been given a major boost following years of work by Surrey Wildlife Trust to improve their precious habitats. Populations of nightjars, Dartford warblers and woodlarks have all seen significant increases in recent species surveys.

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  • New Hedgerow Heroes Campaign Wins Huge Support

    Thursday 23rd November, 2017

    Hedgerow Heroes inspect a hedge laid by the Surrey Hedgelaying Group

    The ancient art of hedge-laying was the focus at the official launch of Surrey Wildlife Trust’s new Hedgerow Heroes project, aimed at conserving and restoring this vital wildlife habitat. Farmers, local councils, land managers, countryside groups and volunteers joined the Trust on a farm near Dorking to support the campaign to save the county’s precious hedgerow network.

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  • Helping Save Dormice with a Special Brew!

    Monday 20th November, 2017

    Saving dormice with a special brew!

    An exciting new ale with a ‘nutty biscuit’ flavour is being brewed in Surrey – and drinking it may help conserve one of Surrey’s best loved mammals. ‘Dormouse Beer’ will soon be available in pubs across the county and sales will help Surrey Wildlife Trust protect the threatened hazel dormouse species.

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  • We're Dreaming of a Wild Christmas!

    Tuesday 14th November, 2017

    Pine and Dine

    With fantastic wild gift ideas, stunning greetings cards, nature calendars, gift vouchers and even a woodland Santa’s grotto - Surrey Wildlife Trust has got Christmas all wrapped up!

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  • Surrey is a Spooky Spider Halloween Hotspot!

    Tuesday 24th October, 2017

    Surrey's Spiders

    Ghosts, witches, bats and beasties – Halloween wouldn’t be quite so spooky without them! But did you know that Surrey is a hotspot for spectacularly scary spiders?

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