There are a huge number of wildlife conservation charities operating within the UK, some of these charities concentrate their efforts on saving certain species of animal such as birds, badgers etc, while others work to ensure the conservation of areas of outstanding natural beauty. Also featured are charities working to preserve green areas both in the countryside and in and around cities. On this page we provide a brief descripion of these companies and then full contact details, including addresses. telephone numbers and email addresses where they are provided. These contact details are provided in a list, organised from A-Z. We have only given the contact details of companies whose main work is for the benefit of the natural habitat and animals of the UK. This page also focuses on the contact details of charities who concentrate their effors on preserving or restoring Britain’s forests and woodlands.
Campaign to Protect Rural England – This charity provide educational information on the importance of preseserving the UK’s countryside, they are represented throughout the country by over 200 local groups who educate the local population and fight to preserve our green spaces.
Address: 5-11 Lavington Street, London, SE1 0NZ
Telephone Number: 020 7981 2855
Countryside Restoration Trust – Using agriculture as education this charity aims to sustain the countryside by getting more people interested in green spaces and the importance of protecting our countryside.
Address: Bird’s Farm, Haslingfield Road, Barton, Cambridgeshire, CB23 7AG
Telephone Number: 01223 262999
Forest School Swansea Neath and Port Talbot – This Welsh charity provides educational classes and practical opportunities for children to leanr about and engage in conservation projects in and around Swansea. Their works inside and outside of the classroom play an invaluable role in helping children understand the importance of their natural environment and their role in helping to protect it.
Address: Bishopswood Countryside Centre, Caswell, Swansea, SA3 3BS
Telephone Number: 01792 367118
Kent Tree and Pond Partnership – This charity employ a number of tree wardens across kent whose job it is to ensure that natural areas including woodlands are protected. Tools that they employ include educational campaigns, raising funds and raising awareness at local and national government level. You can contact this charity on the telephone number, email, or postal address provided below.
Address: Kent Tree and Pond Partnership, 20 Maltings Close, Hadlow
Telephone Number: 01732 852095
Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust – This charity manage and care for over 100 nature reserves dotted along the Lincolnshire countryside and coastline. A team of volunteers do much of their hands on work with supporting work funded by donations and sponsorship from companies like Centrica and Anglian water. They also provide regional awards to Lincolnshire businesses, schools and farms that commit to environmental excellence.
Address: Banovallum House, Manor House Street, Horncastle, Lincolnshire, LN9 5HF
Telephone Number: 01507 526667
London Wildlife Trust – This charity fights to preserve the embattled green spaces in our capital city. Their work involves education campaigns, working with local businesses and campaigning at the political level.
Address: Dean Bradley House, 52 Horseferry Road, London, SW1P 2AF
Telephone number: 020 7261 04447
Marlborough Downs Nature Improvement Area – This charity was set up and is run by farmers in Wiltshire who recognise the importance of preserving the natural habitat’s surounding their places of work. NIA in this case stands for Nature Improvement Area and the area that they are preserving and improving is an area of over 10,000 hectares that is rich in natural life and also history because farmers have farmed in this area, just siuth of Swindon since Neolithic times.
Address: Wayside Lodge, Etchilhampton, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 3JT
Telephone Number: 01380 860113
National Forest Charitable Trust – This regional charity was set up with the express aim of creating a National Forest that stretching across three Midlands counties: Staffordshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire. With the assistance of local government and volunteering and donations from the residents of those counties their work is being done ‘tree by tree.’
Address: Bath Yard, Moira, Swadlincote, Derbyshire
Telephone Number: 01283 229494
Sheffield Wildlife Trust – With 2300 wildlife reserves maintained by 800,000 members the Wildlife Trust is part of a huge network of volunteers that protect the natural landscape of the UK. In sheffield there 12 such reserves, which are an integal part of the cities green spaces.
Address: 37 Stafford Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S2 2SF
Telephone Number: 0114 263 4335
Sussex Wildlife Trust – This group defend and protect the wildlife and coutryside of this old county in the south-east of England. They have a particular interest in preserving woodlands of Sussex and the natural life that live in it.
Address: Woods Mill, Henfield, West Sussex, BN5 9SD
Telephone Number: 01273 492 653
Sylva Foundation – Founded in 2006 Sylva are a new charity with much of their work rooted in modern technologies and learning around ecosysytems and sustainable development of new and existing forests in the UK. The charity fund new research that and then direct their resources to putting this learning into practice by educating the general population and encouraging local governments to do more to protect forested areas. They also run several projects of their own with the support of a teams of volunteers.
Address: The Manor House, Little Wittenham, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 4RA
Telephone Number: 01865 408018
TCV The Conservation Volunteers – This charity arrange conservation volunteering opportunities for you people across the United Kingdom. They also provide education and training opportunites. If you wish to do some great work while learning new skills. Then phone the number below.
Address: The Conservation Volunteers, Sedum House, Mallard Way, Doncaster, DN4 8DB
Telephone Number: 01302 388 883
Wales Wild Land Foundation – The Wales Wild Land Foundation are currently engaged in a major project to restore the native forest around the Cambrian Mountains in Central Wales. This programme, currently in the beginning stages of planting and planning, is set to run indefineteley so that future generations can view part of the forest round these mountains as they would have looked in the past. This ambitious project, called Cambrian Wildwood is the major focus of the Wales Wildland Trust at present.
Address: Llanbadarn Fawr, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3SS
Telephone Number: 07814577 167
Wildlife Trusts, The – This charity works tirelessly and passionately to restore lost natural areas and preserve ones that already exist throughout the UK. Their work is aided by teams of dedicated volunteers who plant trees give gifts, and design and oversee wildlife projects throughout the United Kingdom.
Address: The Kiln, Mather Road, Newark-on-trent, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1WT
Telephone Number: 01636 677711
Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust – This charity, more commonly known as Slimbridge- it’s geographical location, protect and preserve local bird species and also provide sanctuary for migratory birds. Much of their work is paid for by visitors who can enjoy classes, guided tours photo opportunites and souvenirs in this beautiful Gloucestershire location. Well worth a visit.
Address: WWT Slimbridge, Bowditch, Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, GL2 7BT
Telephone Number: 01453 891900