Wildlife Watch

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust's Wildlife Watch for 8 - 16 year oldsWildlife spotting with Wildlife Watch - Credit Tom Marshall

Are you aged 8 to 13? Then read on...

Taking part in Watch is an exciting way to explore your surroundings and get closer to the wildlife  that you share it with.

By joining Wildlife Watch you can …

  • Have fun and make new friends
  • Become a nature detective
  • Get stuck into local wildlife conservation

Yorkshire Wildlife Watch Groups

There are lots of groups based all over Yorkshire and some of the activities you could possibly take part in include barn owl surveys, pond dipping, badger watching, bat detecting and wildlife gardening. Plus Wildlife Watch members receive loads of exciting wildlife goodies throughout the year.

The membership pack! You will receive:

  • A membership badge
  • 'Wildlife Watchers' handbook to wildlife watching
  • Wildlife stickers
  • Wildlife Watch (four times a year), our lively magazine packed with features on UK wildlife and the environment news, events and competitions
  • Wildlife poster (four times a year), which focuses on specific wildlife topics.

How to become a member

If your parents, grandparents or guardians become a family member of Yorkshire Wildlife Trust then you can automatically become a member of Wildlife Watch! Just jog their memories to add you and ask them to contact your local group on your behalf.

Don’t forget!! Ask your school teachers about Wildlife Watch as your school may already be a member and run regular activities.

Wildlife Watch website

Aged 8 - 13 and mad about nature? Then this website is for you! Learn more about your favourite plants and animals, download spotter sheets and play games, as well as finding Watch groups near you.