Adopt a hedgehog

Hedgehog (Image: Richard Bowler)

Adopt one of the UK's most beloved garden species and help support our work to try and discover more about the reasons behind their decline.

Cheshire Wildlife Trust

Cost: £25 
What you'll receive: Give A Hog A Home pack
Additional: When did you last see a hedgehog? Like other wildlife, hedgehogs are in decline through loss of suitable habitat. Want to know more about how to help our humble hedgehog? This pack gives you all the information you need to encourage our prickly friends back in to your neighbourhood plus a great hedgehog soft toy.

Devon Wildlife Trust

Price: £20 
What you'll receive: A welcome letter, a fluffy toy, a factsheet about the species and an adoption certificate. If the adoption is for a child they will receive an adoption certificate, plus a fun activity book and colouring pencil set, in addition to the above.
Additional: Hedgehogs are one of our most familiar and loved British mammals, but their numbers appear to have declined in recent years. By adopting a hedgehog today, you will be supporting our work to try and discover more about the reasons behind this decline.
Contact info: Call 01392 279244

Herts Middlesex Wildlife Trust

Sponsor a hedgehog
Cost: £20 including postage and packing within UK
What you’ll receive: Included in our attractively designed gift envelope will be a welcome letter, certificate of sponsorship, a beautiful hedgehog photograph, a lovely wildlife illustrated postcard & two fantastic double sided hedgehog & wildlife gardening fact cards - including a fun activity on how to build your own hedgehog house! 
Additional: Sadly, hedgehogs have declined by 30% in the last 10 years alone. But, as well known garden visitors, individuals can make a real difference to their survival simply by gardening with wildlife in mind. By sponsoring a hedgehog you are helping to create a mosaic of suitable habitats for our prickly friends, linking urban green spaces with nature reserves and the wider countryside.
Contact: Call 01727 858901

Shropshire Wildlife Trust

Price: £20.
What you'll receive: Hedgehog adoption pack.
Additional: Each year, Shropshire Wildlife Trust take a number of underweight, orphaned hedgehogs to feed up to a healthy weight to survive the winter. The cost of caring for hedgehogs soon adds up, so your donation in adopting a hedgehog will help to not only go towards the management of hedgehog habitat, but to directly benefit young hedgehogs in desperate need of care.

Warwickshire Wildlife Trust

Price: £25
What you'll receive: The packs contain a certificate of adoption, the story of your adopted hedgehog that comes in 3 parts over the year, a poster, a cuddly hedgehog, a pin badge and more.
Additional: Adopt a Hedgehog to support Warwickshire WT’s Help For Hedgehogs Campaign. The campaign has seen the creation of the first dedicated hedgehog conservation area in the country, as well as working with hundreds of school children and members of the public to raise awareness of hedgehog decline. 

The Wildlife Trust of South & West Wales

Price: £25
What you'll receive: From the Trust, you will receive an introductory letter,  a personalised certificate, a fact sheet and a soft toy. Once a year (usually in autumn) you will receive a report on the adopted animal.
Additional: You can order your adoption on-line from The Wildlife Trust of South & West Wales' wildlife shop or download the Application Form for Adoptions and send it to the address below:

The Wildlife Trust of South & West Wales
Nature Centre
Fountain Road
CF32 0EH