We're protecting wildlife and wild spaces
We're a small charity with big ideas! We've been supporting, monitoring and developing campaigns and policy for wildlife for over 55 years. 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!
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.
Hot off the press
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…
Derbyshire’s wildlife receives Lottery grant to boost recovery
Derbyshire Wildlife Trust has received a National Lottery Heritage emergency fund grant of £157,300. The funds throw the Middleton based…
Funds will help bring back beavers to Derbyshire
Derbyshire Wildlife Trust’s plans to bring beavers back to the Trent Valley have moved a step closer thanks to a £75,000 grant from…
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.