Find your Wildlife Trust & become a member

Its a local charity you so can see where the money goes, and appreciate the hard work that goes into it - a member

By becoming a member of your Wildlife Trust your money will help look after the wildlife and wild places in your area, and support your Trust in their work to inspire people about nature, including working with local schools and communities.

Everybody's experience with wildlife is personal, and joining your local Wildlife Trust can help you to discover more about nature in your local area. 

There are 47 Wildlife Trusts covering the whole of the UK - usually one per county. You can use the map below to find and click through to each Wildlife Trust's membership page. You can join most Wildlife Trusts online. If you have any questions please contact Ruth or Ella in our membership team on 01636 670000.

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What your support helps us to achieve

  • We protect more than 95,000 hectares of land for wildlife - woods, meadows, lakes, hills, beaches and urban nature reserves.
  • We help farmers, business and community groups look after 130,000 hecatres of land for wildlife. That's an area the size of Greater London.
  • We care for 2,300 nature reserves - most people live within a few miles of one.
  • We have 130 visitor and education centres where people can learn about nature
  • Last year 480,000 people came to local Wildlife Trust events
  • Around 300,000 schoolchildren and students have wildlife experiences with us
  • We have 40,000 volunteers - all helping to care for local wildlife and wild places
  • We run marine conservation projects around the coast and stand up for the wildlife our seas.

There are 47 Wildlife Trusts covering the UK, the Isle of Man and Alderney

The Wildlife Trusts

Each of the 47 Wildlife Trusts is an independent charity with its own trustees, whose primary concern is the conservation of nature within its own geographical area.

There is usually a Wildlife Trust for each county with a single Trust that covers Scotland; Wales has six Trusts which work increasingly closely together; there are Trusts for Ulster, the Isle of Man, Alderney and the Isles of Scilly and 36 Trusts across England largely based on old county boundaries or small groupings of counties.

What our members say

Because the Trust gives pleasure for the present and hope for the future

"I have always found solace in animals and nature since being a child. My personal belief is that disconnection from nature is a huge part of the problem that humanity faces these days and therefore, I feel the work Lancashire Wildlife Trust does is vitally important on a huge level." - Emma Whittaker

"I've always been interested in and loved wildlife and nature, so becoming the member of my local Wildlife Trust was a natural step. Joining LWT has only increased my passion for nature and it has inspired me so much that I have recently made a wildlife garden in my new home." - Caroline Martin

“Not only do I know I'm helping to protect the places I love for me and my daughter to enjoy, but the events are great, we learn so much and have fun together too.”

"The Suffolk countryside is everything that I love about this county. I trust Suffolk Wildlife Trust to be its loving guardian wherever possible."

"Because its a local charity and you can see where the money goes, and appreciate the hard work that goes into it."

"I like the fact that it's a county-based organisation, that it puts so much energy into volunteering and education and that it tries to persuade other landowners to conserve wild places."

"I love nature and I don't think you can do much better than looking after your local patch"

"I think the Trust does such good work and I love to support something local."