Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve with cottongrass in the foreground. © Bex Lynam
Cumbria Wildlife Trust is the only voluntary organisation devoted solely to the conservation of the wildlife and wild places of Cumbria. The Trust stands up for wildlife, creates wildlife havens, and seeks to raise environmental awareness.
Bee on lavender flower © Michelle Waller
Information on the UK's wildlife and wild places, watch wildlife web cams in Cumbria and get advice on helping wildlife survive and thrive.
Come along to an event from wildlife talks to conservation days. Volunteer or work with us, or get involved with a local group.
A couple reading an wildlife interpretation panel at South Walney Nature Reserve with Piel castle in background © John Morrison
Get off the beaten track at one of our 40 nature reserves in Cumbria, take one of our recommended Wildlife Walks or choose a wildlife encounter from our free 'Great Places to See' guides.
Without our amazing supporters, our work for wildlife and wild places wouldn't be possible. Thank you for supporting us.
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Brown hare © David Tipling 2020VISION
We have a long history of campaigning for positive change for nature and people, and inspiring local communities to save special places for wildlife.
Wildlife needs our help. Birds, insects, mammals, plants and trees are struggling to survive with an increasing lack of suitable places to live or food to eat. We're calling for a strong Environment Act in England.
Grey seal pup © Lara Howe
Our seas have a remarkable capacity to recover, but only if we give them the chance. The Wildlife Trusts North West has helped to secure the Marine and Coastal Access Act.