Badgers, butterflies and balsam bashing - we're very busy!

Meadow brown, Matt Cole 

We're protecting wildlife and wild spaces

We work on hundreds of conservation projects for local wildlife and habitats across Derbyshire.

From our nationally recongnised badger vaccination programme to smaller projects such as our work on Crich Chase Meadows near Cromford. With hundreds of conservation projects running year round there is a lot to talk about so, we've picked six to give you an insight into what we do.

If there is a specific project you would like to know about, get in touch - we will be delighted to tell you more - 01773 881188

Take a look at what we are up to...

Barmy about beavers

Wilder Willington

(C) Shutterstock

It's not all black & white

Badger vaccination

Beautiful badgers, Elliott Neep 

Rewilding Derbyshire

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Wild flower meadow, Scott Jarvis

It's time to give back to nature


Habitats and heritage

Aqueduct Cottage

(C) Ashley Franklin

River Derwent at Cromford Bridge 

Wildlife friendly farming

Woodside Farm

Save our swifts

Swift project

Swift, Stefan Johansson

The world's fastest

Peregrine Project

Peregrine, Dave Nay, via Flickr 

Past Projects:


In September 2013 The National Lottery Heritage Fund (formally known as Heritage Lottery Fund HLF) gave the go ahead, and a huge,  £1.767 million for the Lower Derwent Valley Landscape Partnership – DerwentWISE. 

DerwentWISE helped to preserve some of these important habitats and get communities and landowners more involved with their local landscape.

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And we do so much more!

The Wildlife Trusts believe that people are part of nature; everything we value ultimately comes from it and everything we do impacts upon it.

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