Appeals - nature reserves

Nature reserves

©Peter Cairns/2020VISION

Help keep our wild places safe

Your donation could help us care for our wild places; extending and improving the areas our wildlife has access to. Your donations will contribute to saving our natural heritage, making sure we have the resources and the right tools for the job, or contribute to the protection of a specific habitat. Scroll through, or use the following links to skip to a section:

Equipment

Stonechat

©Margaret Holland

THE WILDLIFE TRUST FOR SOUTH & WEST WALES

Gower tractor appeal

A replacement tractor would help us protect many sensitive habitats and their precious wildlife long into the future.

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volunteer wildlife trust

Matthew Roberts

SCOTTISH WILDLIFE TRUST

Tools for the job

From strimmers and mallets, to trailers and vehicles and everything in between, our equipment helps us care for our 120 reserves.

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Nature reserve funds

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST

Attenborough Nature Reserve Appeal

After managing it for almost six decades, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust now have a once in a lifetime chance to buy Attenborough Nature Reserve! But they need your help to raise £1 million to secure this outstanding place, and safeguard it for wildlife. 

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Sandwich Terns at Cemlyn Nature Reserve, North Wales

Nia H Jones

NORTH WALES WILDLIFE TRUST

Cemlyn Appeal

Cemlyn is sometimes referred to as the jewel in the crown of Anglesey's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Support the appeal today to help provide the protection needed to keep it thriving.

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Beaver watching in Cornwall

Beaver watching in Cornwall ©Clare James/Cornwall Wildlife Trust

CORNWALL WILDLIFE TRUST

Nature reserves fund

Support our work keeping Cornwall’s wild landscapes and fragile habitats diverse and rich with wildlife for future generations.

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River Torridge at Halsdon reserve

River Torridge, Devon ©Kevin New

DEVON WILDLIFE TRUST

Nature reserves fund

Your gift - no matter what size - will make a huge difference. It will be used to fund vital work on our nature reserves, wherever the need is greatest.

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Sand Lizard

Sand Lizard © Andy Fale 

DORSET WILDLIFE TRUST

Help Dorset recover

Will you donate to help get Dorset's wildlife back on its feet?

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English Oak

©Ross Hoddinott/2020VISION

SCOTTISH WILDLIFE TRUST

Seed fund

Your gift - no matter what size - will make a huge difference. It will be used to fund vital work on our nature reserves, wherever the need is greatest.

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Hazel dormouse in a nest box, The Wildlife Trusts

Hazel dormouse  ©Terry Whittaker/2020VISION

SURREY WILDLIFE TRUST

State of Surrey's nature

Surrey's wildlife has suffered more species loss than the nation as a whole. Please help us do all we can to recover Surrey’s nature.

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Short-eared owl perched

©Terry Whittaker/2020VISION

NORTHUMBERLAND WILDLIFE TRUST

Benshaw Moor appeal

An amazing piece of land has become available for purchase. We need you to help secure 258 vital hectares of remote and wild upland habitat.

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WARWICKSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST

Nature Recovery Fund appeal

This Nature Recovery Fund appeal aims to bring back Warwickshire’s wildlife. With the money raised we will buy land of low wildlife value, improve it by restoring lost habitats and reconnect people with nature at a scale we have not done before.

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Appeals by habitat

From peat bogs to woodland and marine habitats, all kinds of wild places are needed for our wildlife to thrive. Show your appreciation for a particular habitat by supporting an appeal from the list below.

Fenland

Water Vole (c) Terry Whittaker/2020VISION

Terry Whittaker/2020VISION

HERTS AND MIDDLESEX WILDLIFE TRUST

Fen appeal

Please help fund vital work on this fragile wetland, and support snipe, water voles and the wide variety of other wildlife that rely on fens. 

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Marine

Common Cuttlefish

Common Cuttlefish ©Alex Mustard/2020VISION

HAMPSHIRE & ISLE OF WIGHT WILDLIFE TRUST

Secrets of the Solent

We'll receive an extra £9.85 from the Heritage Lottery Fund per £1 donated, helping more people discover the world beneath the waves.

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Marshes

GWENT WILDLIFE TRUST 

Bridewell appeal

We urgently need your support to raise funds for the purchase of Bridewell Common - help us protect these 81.45 acres of wildlife-rich ancient marshland on the Gwent Levels.

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Meadows and grassland

Highland cow in a field with grazing ponies in the background, The Wildlife Trusts

© Terry Whittaker/2020VISION

THE WILDLIFE TRUST FOR BEDS, CAMBS & NORTHANTS

It's great to graze

Your donation will help look after the animals grazing our sites, maintaining the flower-rich grasslands vital for pollinators, bees and mammals.

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Harvest mouse

Harvest mouse ©Amy Lewis

CHESHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST

Meadows appeal

Help us bring back the marvellous meadows that were once commonplace in our countryside.

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Swallowtail butterfly feeding on purple flower, The Wildlife Trusts

© Dave Appleton

NORFOLK WILDLIFE TRUST

Good to graze

Donate now and support the grazing needed to maintain internationally important habitat, saving species like the swallowtail butterfly.

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Harebell

©Bruce Shortland

SURREY WILDLIFE TRUST

Chalk grassland appeal

Chalk grassland supports such an incredible range of different species that it has been referred to as Europe’s tropical rainforest. 

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Peat bogs

Meathop Moss nature reserve, Cumbria Wildlife Trust

Meathop Moss nature reserve, Cumbria Wildlife Trust

CUMBRIA WILDLIFE TRUST

Carbon storage appeal

Not only do healthy peat bogs lock away more carbon than they release, they also soak up rainfall, helping prevent flooding further down the line.

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Askham Bog

Daniel Malone

YORKSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST

Give peat a chance

To ensure the survival of these vital and ancient habitats, £100,000 must be raised each year to put our team on the ground. This spring, help us give peat a chance before it’s too late.

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Woodland

Girl in woodland

Helena Dolby

NORTHUMBERLAND WILDLIFE TRUST

Help our native woodlands appeal

Northumberland is one of the counties with the least remaining native woodland. We need your help to protect and restore our precious woodland.

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SCOTTISH WILDLIFE TRUST

Help our native woodlands appeal

Excessive grazing is damaging the woodlands of our Highland glens, threatening their future. Help us restore our native woodlands.

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Yellowhammer

Yellowhammer ©Mark Hamblin/2020VISION

SCOTTISH WILDLIFE TRUST

Falls of Clyde appeal

Your donation in support of the Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve could help us to manage a valuable gorge woodland and protect the rare species living there.

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