We're protecting wildlife and wild spaces
We've been supporting, monitoring and developing campaigns and policy for wildlife for over 55 years.
Today, the political environment has changed but we are still fighting for our wildlife and wild spaces and you can help.
The return of spring!
Spring is in bloom and the days are getting longer.
Animals are waking from their slumber, and we couldn't be anymore excited. Now is one of the best times of year to explore...come with us.
Hot off the press
With hundreds of events, thousands of species, tens of thousands of pounds worth of grants and countless ideas on how you can help Derbyshire's wildlife, you could get a little overwhelmed. So let us do the hard work and tell you what is headline news right now!
National Parks no better for wildlife than areas outside National Parks
6th April – 21st April 2019 – discover National Parks Fortnight is the perfect time to get out, explore one of the UK's 15 National…
Funding awarded to save wet grasslands.
Derbyshire Wildlife Trust has been awarded over £18,000 from Biffa Award to save Derbyshire’s Wet Grasslands. Wyver Lane nature reserve…
New fitness challenge comes to Derbyshire
A 9km run followed by an 8km paddle – it’s the Wild Trent Challenge, a brand new fundraiser run by Derbyshire Wildlife Trust set to take…
Get to know your local wildlife
Take a peek at the wildlife that loves Derbyshire as much as we do - it's also a great tool to double check if you really did see that elusive osprey, or was it actually a heron? And, use our habitat explorer to see which habitats Derbyshire has to offer.
Your local charity
We're a small charity with big ideas! Working across six Living Landscapes with over 170 projects for wildlife, people and wild spaces, we're pretty busy! We've also got education centres, shops and our own summer festival - so, take some time to get to know us a little better, after all, we're your local charity!
All our lives are better when they're a bit wildThe Wildlife Trusts