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Your support today ensures a Yorkshire rich in wildlife for future generations...

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is your local charity working to protect and conserve Yorkshire's wild places and wildlife for all to enjoy. With 60% of Britain's species in decline it's an uphill struggle. But with your support we can make a difference.

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There are a number of ways you can help, from joining as a member to leaving a gift in your Will, please explore the links below or simply contact us, we would love to hear from you.

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is registered with the Fundraising Regulator.

Registered with the Fundaising Regulator

Make a donation

Whether you choose to make a general donation or to a specific appeal, any amount you can give will help our work.


Volunteering is a great way to make a difference, help support the Trust and make new friends!

Remember us

Leaving a gift in your Will really is a 'forever' gift, ensuring that generations to come can enjoy Yorkshire's wildlife.


Campaign with us

We join forces with the other 46 Wildlife Trusts in the UK to campaign on matters that affect wildlife.

 Corporate Support

Companies help our work in all sorts of ways, from corporate membership to corporate workdays, sponsorship to donations.

Donate in memory

A perfect alternative to flowers when remembering someone who loved Yorkshire's wildlife and wild places.



 People's Postcode Lottery

For every £2 that you spend playing People's Postcode Lottery, 50p goes directly to good causes like us.


Vine House Farm

Every time you purchase bird food, nest boxes and more from Vine House Farm, they make a donation to us.

 Fundraise for us

Want to take on a challenge? They why not take part in an organised event or arrange your own?

Joining Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Tim recruiting at Askham BogOur friendly membership recruitment team work across Yorkshire. They are full of information and are always happy to chat. They are easily identifiable from their branded clothing and will present an identification badge if asked.

The nature reserves we frequently recruit at are Adel Dam, Askham Bog, Moorlands, North Cave Wetlands, Potteric Carr, Staveley, Spurn and The Living Seas Centre at Flamborough.

You can also find us at supermarkets, garden centres, farmers markets, events and shows throughout Yorkshire.

We currently do not take part in the following fundraising activities:

  • Street fundraising or collections
  • Door to door fundraising or collections
  • Telephone fundraising or collections.

If  you are approached by one of the above methods, please contact the development team on 01904 659570 or email

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust has a procedure for handling complaints relating to fundraising and will try and resolve any issues concerning our fundraising activity directly. If this does not resolve the issue, we will be happy to send you a copy of our complaints procedure and provide information about how you can raise your complaint with the Fundraising Regulator

We provide an Annual Complaints Return to the Fundraising Regulator each April. For the year 2016-17 we received two complaints relating to our membership scheme (loss of membership card, delivery of mailing to old address) but no complaints relating to fundraising.

Use of data

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust will never sell or give the information you have given to us to another organisation or individual. The only time we do this is to our mailing house for our member magazine mailings.

We will only use the data you have given us for the purposes you would expect, such as administering your membership, donation or enquiry, informing you of the latest conservation campaigns or appeals or to let you know about training, events or volunteering activities we are running.

You have the opportunity to opt out of any existing communications by any method at any time, just drop us a line. Opting out will not affect your membership mailings, some of which are a legal requirement (Direct Debit advance notice letters for example).

Please contact our York office on 01904 659570 or email for further information or to opt out.