Derbyshire Wildlife Trust
We've been protecting wildlife and wild spaces in Derbyshire since 1962. As the leading conservation charity in Derbyshire, we work hard to support our local wildlife with the support of our wonderful volunteers and members. With 48 Nature Reserves across the county and countless conservation and wellbeing projects, we're pretty busy!
Today, the political environment has changed but we are still fighting for our wildlife and wild spaces and you can help.
The Wildlife Trusts play a very important part in protecting our natural heritage. I would encourage anyone who cares about wildlife to join them.
Our latest badger updates
Do our badgers have a brighter future?
Last week George Eustice, the Environment Secretary, made an announcement to Parliament about the Government’s intentions for badgers as…
Shocking badger trap set metres from our Deep Dale Reserve
Tim Birch live at Deep Dale Nature Reserve on 23rd Sept 2020 where a badger trap has been set just metres from a badger set on our…
GOVERNMENT U-TURN ON PROMISES TO END BADGER CULLING
Largest ever cull authorised this autumn – bringing the total shot to 35% of UK’s badger population
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‘Dam’ good news for Derbyshire beavers
Derbyshire Wildlife Trust have now received their beaver license from Natural England and is one step closer to bringing beavers back to…
Derbyshire gets first ever peregrine protection trainee
Derbyshire Wildlife Trust has just announced they have recruited a member of staff dedicated to peregrine protection thanks to funding…
On the 70th Anniversary of the Peak District National Park, Wildlife Trusts’ urgently request an ambitious Nature Recovery Plan.
In the week that the Peak District National Park celebrates its 70th Anniversary, on this special anniversary the Wildlife Trusts in…