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Fly Agaric, Elliott Neep

That autumn feeling

It's starting to feel a little like autumn - the nights are drawing in and there is a crispness to the air.

It's the best time of year to come and have some fun with us!

Wildside Festival 2019

Super early bird tickets on sale now

Woodside Festival, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust 

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.

Badgers need you

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Badger, Terry Whittaker 2020 Vision

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!

 

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.

Wildlife explorer

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Common blue butterfly, Vicky Nall

Wildlife gardening

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Wildlife gardening, Paul Harris 2020 VISION

Habitat explorer

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Milkwort at Gang Mine, Kieron Huston

Find a wild place near you to explore

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!

Living Landscapes

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River Derwent at Cromford Bridge 

Nature Babies, Kaite Helps

Our projects

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Derby Cathedral peregrine, Nick Moyes

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