Turning the Tide: On the Coast of Durham - After suffering from 100 years of waste tipping by the coal industry, the coastline of County Durham had a run-down and neglected image. Now, plans are in place to restore the coastline to its former beauty.
Durham Wildlife Trust - Aims to conserve wildlife and to promote conservation within the County . Offers information on nature reserves, species, conservation and education programme .
Durham RSPB - Local members' group of this wildlife conservation charity . Includes information about the group, details of indoor programme and field meetings, extracts from newsletters and contact details .
The Butterflies of Northumberland and County Durham - A review of insect life in the region including dragonflies, moths, and butterflies. Includes photographs, a range of information on indvidual species, and links to related resources .
Mid-Wear Wetlands Project - A project looking at the birdlife along the mid section of the River Wear with a view to increasing the population of existing species and hopefully attracting species that once bred in the area.
Durham Bat Group - Reports and schedule of events. Includes a range of information on the various local species, bat sounds, detectors and lamps, and links to related resources .
National Nature Reserves - Provides links to the reserves in the County. Includes commentaries and photographs .