About Us

Our vision and mission

(c) Andy Chilton

A wilder future for Yorkshire

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is a charity dedicated to conserving, protecting and restoring wildlife and wild places in Yorkshire.

Our vision is for a Yorkshire that is abundant in wildlife, with more people having a genuine and meaningful connection with nature.

We were established as a charity in 1946, and are part of The Wildlife Trusts movement. We look after over 100 nature reserves right across Yorkshire, and are involved in hundreds of other conservation-related projects. Our work inspires people to understand the value of nature and to take action for it.