The Wildlife Trusts play a very important part in protecting our natural heritage. I would encourage anyone who cares about wildlife to join them.
President Emeritus, The Wildlife Trusts
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Conservation day at the Witherslack Mosses
Join us for our regular fortnightly work parties at one of the Witherslack Mosses.
Wild Wainwright Walks #1
A wild new adventure to help with New Year resolutions to get outside more!
The history and Natural history of Burns Beck Moss Nature Reserve
Burns Beck Moss Nature Reserve is an undisturbed wild place. Join Mike Hall to find out what makes it special at this illustrated talk…
This year’s badger cull is set to be the largest yet. Scientific evidence has proved the culling of badgers is ineffective in fighting bovine tuberculosis among cattle. Email your MP.
What we expect during the COP26 summit and the leadership needed to ensure that globally we tackle the nature and climate crisis. Plus, things YOU can do today about climate change.
Latest Cumbria wildlife news
Tackling the climate emergency and nature crisis is now urgent and they must be tackled together
In the run up to COP26 in Glasgow, now is the time to tackle the twin crises with urgency and determination
Cumbria Local Nature Partnership receives grant of £699,500 from the Government’s Green Recovery Challenge Fund to help pollinators in Cumbria
£699,500 awarded towards Cumbria Local Nature Partnership’s work to help boost pollinating insects
Local architects have their designs on Cumbria’s wildlife
Kendal-based O’Neil Architects support us at Wild Work Day at South Walney Nature Reserve
Latest Cumbria wildlife blogs
What to look for in the garden in autumn
How important is it just to walk around the garden at this time of year and just get a sense of what is happening to wildlife?
The secret world of fungi
What do you think of when you hear the word fungi?
My experience of fostering hedgehogs
Tanya St. Pierre is Cumbria Wildlife Trusts’s ‘Planting for Pollinators’ Project Manager and fosters hedgehogs in her spare time.