Support our 65th Anniversary Appeal

Our nature reserves need your help, donate today to ensure our special wild places survive and flourish for the next 65 years.  

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About Us

Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust is the leading wildlife conservation charity working to protect and enhance the wildlife and wild places of Leicestershire and Rutland. For over 60 years we have been saving wildlife and engaging people with nature. We believe Leicestershire and Rutland should be rich in wildlife for the benefit of everyone - with more wildlife, more wild places and more people having a strong connection to nature.

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COP26 - what's needed?

Read more about what is needed to tackle the nature and climate crises in the lead up to COP26. 

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Small actions make a big difference

There are simple and easy things that we can all do to reduce our carbon footprint and make a big difference to the natural world.

Things you can do about climate change


Help us map where nature can help with the climate crisis

Know of some unloved places? Want special places to have more protection? Tell us about them!

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"Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust plays a very important part in protecting our natural heritage. I would encourage anyone who cares about wildlife to join them."
Sir David Attenborough

Give a wild gift this Christmas

Treat your loved ones to a gift membership this Christmas

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Free online talks

Join us for FREE online wildlife and nature talks that you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home.

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