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The Wildlife Trusts

We are a grassroots movement that believes we need nature and it needs us. More than 800,000 members and 40,000 volunteers work together with their Wildlife Trust to make their local area wilder and make nature part of life, for everyone.

Every Wildlife Trust is an independent charity.

We’d love you to join us.


More about us

30 Days Wild - the UK's month-long nature challenge

Matthew Roberts

Enjoy the best of summer with your Wildlife Trust

Latest news and blogs

We believe that people are part of nature; everything we value comes from it and everything we do has an impact on it
Unprotected - Local Wildlife Sites campaign

Unprotected Sites - Carr Wood is one of thousands of Local Wildlife Sites at risk of losing their protection 


Save Local Wildlife Sites

42,000 Local Wildlife Sites are at risk of losing protection through changes to national planning policy. Please send a message to Government asking to reverse these proposals.

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Most people live within a few miles of one of our nature reserves. Find one near you

Find out more about what we do

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Keep in touch with The Wildlife Trusts in social media. See our list of all our social media accounts.

Sir David Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough

Become a member

The Wildlife Trusts play a very important part in protecting our natural heritage. I would encourage anyone who cares about wildlife to join them

- Sir David Attenborough


Why is nature in trouble?

56% of the UK's wildlife - our wild plants and animals - are in decline. Find out more:

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Culm grassland habitats divided by an A-road in north Devon - Stephen Powles

What's your wild life?

Nature matters to us in so many different ways. Read people's stories about nature and tell us yours....

My remedy

Elise, Peckham, South London

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Penny Dixie

My roots

Hassan & Asma, Peckham, South London

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Penny Dixie

My perspective

Ben, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex

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Eleanor Church

Find your Wildlife Trust

Matthew Roberts

Nature Recovery Network

Read our proposals for a Nature Recovery Network

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Nature Recovery Network graphic (by Nik Pollard)


We've been making changes to our website

If you've visited our website before, you might notice it's changed. This summer most Wildlife Trusts will launch new websites alongside our new UK website (this one). Some areas of content and features will be introduced in the coming weeks. 

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