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"There is no other body I know that represents the nation but at the same time represents your local patch on a very personal level." Simon King OBE, President of The Wildlife Trusts

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Our Fundraising Promise

From just £3 a month you will be making a difference for Cumbria's wildlife and wild places. You will support our work in: 

  • Creating and looking after nature reserves

  • Inspiring the next generation of wildlife enthusiasts

  • Tackling some of the biggest threats to Cumbria's wildlife

When you join Cumbria Wildlife Trust you will receive:

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  • A welcome pack bursting with information about your local wildlife and how you can get involved (sent out within approximately two weeks to either yourself or the recipient.)
  • Membership card giving you access to not only your local reserves in Cumbria but hundreds of other Wildlife Trust nature reserves in the UK
  • Three issues each year of Cumbrian Wildlife magazine
  • Our What's On guide three times a year full of events and activities to help you get involved 
  • Join with Family membership and your children will be part of Wildlife Watch
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What Cumbria Wildlife Trust does with your membership:

By becoming a regular supporter you will make a real contribution to saving nature and special wildlife places locally.

The needs for funds is ever present - we simply would not be able to continue our vital work without membership income.

  • Buy and care for nature reserves in Cumbria
  • Inspiring the next generation of wildlife enthusiasts
  • Tackling some of the biggest threats to Cumbria's wildlife
  • Being part of The Wildlife Trust movement gives us the driving force to stand up for wildlife and nature conservation on a national scale too.

How £1 is spent on protecting Cumbria’s natural world:

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Every single one of our members contributes to helping nature in Cumbria.

Here are just a few examples of the work that our members helped make possible over the past 2 years:

  • Restorating over 57 hectares of species-rich grassland
  • Planting of 13,000 wildflower plug plants to bring 150 hectares of hay meadows back to life
  • Tackling erosion in uplands by restoring peatland; good for wildlife, combating climate change and preventing water pollution
  • Completing of the long terms restoration work of Foulshaw Moss nature reserve; a nesting site for ospreys
  • Supporting young people starting careers in nature conservation by providing student placements, trainee schemes and work experience opportunities
  • Campaigning for the designation of further Marine Conservation Zones

How to join:

Joining by direct debit online is secure and straightforward. If you'd like to talk to us about becoming a member of Cumbria Wildlife Trust just call Kate Harnott, Membership Administrator who will be happy to help.

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Choose from 3 membership types:

Individual Membership from just £3 per month

Individual membership with Cumbria Wildlife Trust

Just for you.

Joint Membership from just £3.50 per month

Joint membership with Cumbria Wildlife Trust

For two of you at a the same address

Family Membership from just £4 per month

Family membership with Cumbria Wildlife Trust

For two adults and up to four children- includes a Wildlife Watch membership for the kids.