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Help us create a Yorkshire rich in wildlife

Our 45,000 members are the lifeblood of the Trust. Through membership they restore parched fields into wildlife-rich meadows, protect species, inspire children and make sure Yorkshire’s wildlife has a voice. Will you become one of them?

Buy or renew your membership by Direct Debit

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Treat your loved ones to gift membership

In return you will enjoy access to over 100 nature reserves including iconic Spurn Point and our flagship nature reserve Potteric Carr, and receive four copies of our Wildlife Yorkshire magazine every year. Join by Direct Debit and we’ll also send you a copy of our fabulous guidebook Discover Yorkshire’s Wildlife. Members also receive discounts on events across the region.

Best of all, you’ll know that you are standing up for Yorkshire’s incredible wild places and wildlife.

Children aged 8-13? Join Wildlife Watch

Across the UK we run hundreds of events suitable for children. If you are family members of Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, your children will automatically become members of the Wildlife Watch scheme, which entitles your child to discounted children and family events. The aim of the Wildlife Watch scheme is to encourage children to engage in their environment and the issues affecting it.

By joining Wildlife Watch children can…

  • Take part in discounted events
  • Become a nature detective and earn awards through the Wildlife Watch award scheme
  • Benefit from receiving the WIldlife Watch pack and quaterly children's wildlife magazine full of activities, facts and ways to help wildlife
  • Have access to the Wildlife Watch handbook which contains wildlife facts and pages to keep a diary of wildlife sightings

How can my child/children become members?

If you are a family member of Yorkshire Wildlife Trust then your children will automatically become Wildlife Watch members. Become a member today.

What do children receive?

A membership pack full of creative and engaging resources, including:

  • 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.

Wildlife Watch Awards

If your child is a Wildlife Watch member, they can take part in the Wildlife Watch Award scheme to earn awards as they complete great activities and challenges. There are many different things to do from exploring the outdoors to drawing and making your own funky crafts. Learn more about the awards.

Wildlife Watch Website

Head to the Wildlife Watch website to learn more about your favourite plants and animals, download spotter sheets and play games.