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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.

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

People’s Postcode Lottery is a charity lottery. Players play with their postcodes to win cash prizes while raising money for charities and 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

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

In light of recent press stories about charity fundraising we would like to reassure our members, supporters and volunteers that Yorkshire Wildlife Trust will never sell, trade or rent your details to third parties. From time to time we may employ carefully selected third parties for fundraising, marketing, communication and research purposes where we are unable to facilitate this activity internally. Please be reassured that we also guarantee any company delivering services on our behalf are equally vigilant about safeguarding your data and any such activity will be subject to data processing agreements.
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;
• helping us with research to improve our operations; and
• to let you know about training, events or volunteering activities we are running.

Your choice
It is your choice how we use your data and how we contact you. If you have any concerns about how we may use your personal data, please feel free to contract the Trust and we will ensure that your needs and preferences are met.