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Our natural world needs to see active recovery for wildlife happening across 30% of our land and seas by 2030. The impact of this will be extraordinary for wildlife and for you. 

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Hedgehog © Vaughn Matthews

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Our events have been moved online, wherever possible, due to the coronavirus social distancing restrictions.

The Wildlife Trusts play a very important part in protecting our natural heritage. I would encourage anyone who cares about wildlife to join them.
Sir David Attenborough OM CH CVO CBE FRS
President Emeritus, The Wildlife Trusts
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Grey seal with her pup © Sally Tapp

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Oxeye daisies © David Tipling/2020vision


72% of UK butterflies have gone in just 10 years

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High brown fritillary 


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Livsey family, winners of Beached Art sand sculpture competition 2018, with Mike Starkie, Mayor of Copeland (right)

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Human footprint in mudflats,Morecambe Bay, Cumbria. © Peter Cairns/202VISION

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'Great places to see wildlife' guides

From Fungi to Birds Of Prey, Winter wildfowl to Spring butterflies and more, our FREE 'Great Places to see Wildlife' guides save you time searching out where to see the best of Cumbria's wildlife & wild places.

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Wildlife Gardening

Go wild about ponds

Adding a pond is one of the best things you can do for wildlife in the garden.

And creating one is easier than you might think...


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Common frog © Mark Hamblin 2020VISION

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Blue tit on a bird feeder © Nicholas Watts


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