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16,000 members support our work
700 active volunteers
1,234 hectares of land managed for wildlife
35 special nature reserves
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
Patron, LRWT

Donate to our Bat Appeal

Bats are fascinating creatures, but in the UK they have declined dramatically in the last 50 years. However, there is hope. You help can make a difference for local bat populations now!

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Tom Marshall

Your Support

As a local wildlife charity, we are reliant on the generosity of our supporters like you to make a difference. Our members, corporate partners, donors, legators, funders and volunteers make it possible for us to protect wildlife in Leicestershire and Rutland, across our nature reserves and beyond. But there's always more we can do.

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Children from St John John & St Francis Church of England School helping with ground clearance at Westhay Nature Reserve, Somerset Levels, June 2011 - Paul Harris/2020VISION

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WildNet - Amy Lewis

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Jon Hawkins - Surrey Hills Photography

By supporting us, you will be helping us to:

  • Look after wildlife and wild places, and help them recover
  • Inspire people about wildlife and encourage everyone to take action for wildlife
  • Stand up for wildlife and the natural environment

Volunteer with us

Volunteers play a vital role in the work of the Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust. With hundreds of committed volunteers we are achieving great things and with your help we can do so much more. Each volunteer brings with them knowledge and enthusiasm which really makes a difference to the work of the Trust. Protect threatened wildlife, have fun and meet people who share your interests - and benefit from feeling happier, healthier and more connected to nature!

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