Meet our rangers
From counting grey seals to caring for wildflower meadows to attract birds and butterflies, our rangers go to extraordinary lengths to look after nature. We'd like you to meet the men and women who work hard throughout the year, in all weathers, to protect the countryside.
Feel the joys of spring at our special places in Pembrokeshire. From wildlife walks to seasonal colour, take a look at our handy guide for ideas on things to see and do.
During the winter months, our ranger Will Hawkins spends his days counting seals and cutting gorse. Based at Strangford Lough in Northern Ireland, the former musician tells us what he loves about his job.
The pine marten is an elusive creature that's rare, protected and very difficult to spot. Thanks to infra-red cameras, we've now got footage of this protected species in their natural habitat.
Our landscapes are special places and we look after them so that wildlife has a safe home. Discover the work we do to help nature through the colder times of year.
Action must be taken to reverse the UK's devastating loss of nature. Since 1970, the average abundance of all wildlife in the UK has fallen by 13 per cent, according to the State of Nature report. Discover how we're protecting precious landscapes from some of the toughest challenges facing nature in the UK.
May to July is the time to spot swifts on the coast. Here's everything you need to know about this declining species.
Ajay Tegala, a ranger from our Norfolk Coast team reveals his top seven facts about Little Terns, Britain's smallest seabird.
St Aidan's Dunes at Seahouses, the lime kilns at Beadnell, the Long Nanny tern site at Beadnell Bay, Buston Links at Alnmouth, Druridge Bay.
Explore coastal heathland in Llŷn, an important habitat that supports an array of rare plants and animals including the spotted rock rose and chough.
A team of rangers live in tents for months to protect rare terns. Threats include dogs, predators - and kite surfers. Find out more about what they do to ensure the birds' survival.
Keep up to date with the latest drama in the lives of our Chough family at Lizard Point.
The Chilterns Countryside rangers were very excited to see eggs in their kestrel nest box this year. They’ve been following their progress from the ranger office via a nest-cam.
Winter can be a tough time of year for birds, so why not give them a helping hand, with these three easy-to-make bird feeders? What’s great about them is that they’re all made from recycled materials - a plastic bottle, toilet roll or chipped cup.
Show your love for nature this Valentine’s Day, with these five things you can do at home to help the environment. With a little inspiration from the places in our care, together we can all play our part and make a difference.
Ham House’s 17th-century garden is home to many birds, animals and insects. This week has been extra special though as we’ve seen our very first nesting pair of Greater Spotted Woodpeckers, who have made an old apple tree their home. Mum, Dad and chicks are all doing well.
The little tern colony at Long Nanny, Northumberland has had its most successful season in almost 30 years thanks to National Trust rangers who camped out for three months to protect its nesting site.
You can have lots of adventures along this dramatic and rugged stretch of the South Devon coast
Thousands of birds return to our shores throughout autumn, spending the winter months here in Britain. Ecologist Peter Brash picks six of his favourite birds to spot during the changing seasons.