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 49 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
Government approves badger culling to 2026 and ignores public consultation
Today the Government announced that it will continue to issue licenses to kill badgers over the next four years. This will put 130,000…
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…
Hot off the press
Pioneering ‘Green Influencers’ scheme in Derbyshire reaches milestone
As the world gears up for COP26, a scheme to create a network of young people enthused about the environment has reached a milestone by…
Hundreds of thousands of Derbyshire residents to help with local flooding
This week, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust is asking 268,480 households about their experiences with flooding in Derbyshire.
New report says planning reform must make access to nature legal and fair
First anniversary of Wildbelt in PM’s keynote speech – when will it happen?