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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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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:

Income and expenditure in the year ended 31 March 2016

Income and expenditure year ended March 2016

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

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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.