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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 65 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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Join us at an event this summer!

From outdoor activities for children, to guided walks, to osprey cruises, we have something for everyone with our great line up of events this summer! 

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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

Rutland Ospreys Future Fund

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Live osprey webcam

Get a front row view of our Manton Bay Osprey nest at Rutland Water Nature Reserve.

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Write or update your Will for free!

We are excited to offer our supporters a free will writing service with Guardian Angel. 

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