Get Involved

There are lots of ways you can get involved and help to support our conservation work.

Individuals

• Join us - become a member of your local Wildlife Trust
• Adopt a species
• Support The Wildlife Trusts online surveys/species tracking
• Participate in wildlife events run by Trusts
• Respond to TWT public appeals/campaigns
• Create safe places for wildlife in your garden
• Reduce your environmental impact – energy efficiency, waste minimization, buy local/fair-trade, use peat-free and other sustainable products
• Volunteer your time - wide ranging activities indoors and out on a regular or casual basis
• Make a donation and help support the work of your local Wildlife Trust
• Legacies

Communities

• Start a ‘friends of’ group
• Organise volunteer working groups to take action
• Create safe places for wildlife in your garden, community space, private reserves etc.
• Promote ‘garden watch’ schemes
• Develop new skills – many Trusts offer outreach opportunities within communities as well as in-service-training for teachers, governors and anyone involved in developing school grounds or delivering outdoor learning.
• Use peat-free and other sustainable products

Farmers and landowners

• Farm walks and talks
• Adopt wildlife-friendly management practices to create corridors, private reserves and large areas of wildlife habitat
• Seek advice from your local Wildlife Trust on wildlife sensitive management practices; funding applications etc

Business and Industry

• Corporate volunteering – good for team building, morale and building profile within the community
• Develop new skills
• Corporate support, sponsorship and membership
• Adopt a species
• Biodiversity Benchmark - your business can apply for The Wildlife Trusts Biodiversity Benchmark accreditation scheme - the only award for business to recognise and reward continual biodiversity improvement