Who we are
We are a local charity that loves Yorkshire and loves wildlife.
We have been working throughout Yorkshire since 1946, bringing together local communities to enhance Yorkshire's wonderful countryside and the wildlife that lives there.
A Living Landscape
We believe in enhancing landscapes for people and wildlife.
We strive for Living Seas where Yorkshire's marine wildlife has the breathing space it needs.
We have an experienced team based all over Yorkshire.
We are supported by many volunteers here in Yorkshire who help us take care of our nature reserves amongst many other tasks.
We work with thousands of children across Yorkshire to fire up their passion for Yorkshire's wonderful wildlife and wild spaces.
With your support we will enhance Yorkshire’s wonderful countryside for wildlife and everyone to enjoy.
Yorkshire is renowned for iconic landscapes and superb wildlife. From the puffins of Flamborough Cliffs,to orchid-filled limestone grasslands at Brockadale there are many breath taking sights to lift the spirit.
Sadly, much of Yorkshire’s wildlife is declining at an alarming rate. The impacts of changing land use, poorly-planned development, climate change, pollution and a growing population put more and more pressure on our beautiful countryside and the wildlife that shares it with us.
With your support, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust will commit to halting the losses and improving the fortunes of our beloved wildlife.
With a track record of over sixty years, we have many successes under our belt and with your support we look forward to celebrating a brighter future for Yorkshire’s wildlife.
The Earl Peel GCVO DL
Mr Stephen Martin
Mr Paul Sykes