Get involved with wildlife conservation

Get involved with Cumbria Wildlife Trust

Willow weaving activities as part of Flora of the Fells conservation day, Helvellyn, Lake District National Park, Cumbria © Peter Cairns 2020VISION

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Thank you for reaching out for information on how you can get involved with  protecting wildlife in Cumbria for the future.

Here are some ways that people make the biggest positive impacts for Cumbria's wildlife and wild places.

You'll make a difference for Cumbria's wildlife by being a part of any of these things or more!

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Discover something new at an event

Browse our What's on guide

Beached art, an annual event at St Bees

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Take action at home

Advice & ways to help wildlife

Sparrow © Ben Hall/2020VISION

Image of Woman volunteer holding conservation tools and broom

© Peter Cairns/2020VISION

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Volunteer some time and meet new people

How to volunteer with us
image of mute swans copyright Guy Edwardes 2020VISION

Mute swans © Guy Edwardes/2020VISION

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Local support groups

Which group's near me?

Red tailed bumblebee ©Penny Frith

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Wildlife Watch groups

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© Tom Marshall

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University student placements

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Work with us

See current vacancies
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Wildlife workshops for primary schools

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Campaign for positive change

See our current campaigns
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Shop with us

Browse online shop

Holly berries and leaves © Ross Hoddinott/2020VISION

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Make your wishes live on

Leave a gift in your will.

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Curlew © Jon Hawkins - Surrey Hills Photography

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Do a simple wildlife survey at home

Do a survey
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Hedgehog sightings

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