What we do

What we do

Our mission is to protect wildlife for the future and bring people closer to nature.

Marine life Conservation

Living seas

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Wildlife conservation

Living landscapes

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Bringing people closer to nature

Person bird watching from one of the bird hides at South Walney Nature Reserve 

Two adult ospreys in the nest at Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve

Two adult ospreys  in the nest at Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve

Streaming wildlife experiences to your device

We connect people with wildlife in real-time

Whether it's our osprey nest cam or garden bird feeder cam, or our seal cam or the badger web cam - it can be addictive watching!

Watch our wildlife cams
Image of kids looking into a mobile rock pool

Image of children looking into a mobile rock pool at our annual Beached Art event at St Bees, Cumbria

Connecting people with wildlife and wild places

We run nature themed events around Cumbria

Whether you're looking for a wildlife walk, an interesting nature talk, a wildlife conservation day or a fun event for all the family, we're sure you'll find something to suit in our action-packed What's On events guide.

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Image of ducks and waders feeding on mudflats in Morecambe Bay. Copyright Peter Cairns/Northshots/2020VISION

Ducks and waders feeding on mudflats, Morecambe Bay. © Peter Cairns/Northshots/2020VISION

Bringing people together

We work with groups and partnerships

We work in partnership with other organisations to achieve the best results for wildlife. We also support special interest groups, which are made up of volunteers and experts in a particular field.

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Close up image of a volunteer's hands in gardening gloves planting a meadow flower plug plant

A volunteer plug planting pollinator friendly flowers as part of a hay meadow restoration project.

Making a difference 7 days a week

We inspire people to volunteer

Volunteers are vital to all our wildlife conservation work whether on our nature reserves, helping in the office or supporting local groups around the county of Cumbria.

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