Become a Member of Durham Wildlife Trust


Conserving Wildlife from Tees to Tyne

As a charity, we rely on the support of our members, income generated from membership enables us to manage our 35 nature reserves, run conservation projects, deliver environmental education activities and provide thousands of volunteering opportunities each year protecting our wildlife for future generations. We rely on the support of the local community in County Durham, Gateshead, Darlington, Sunderland and South Tyneside to help us continue our work, please support wildlife and wildplaces in your area and become a member of Durham Wildlife Trust today.




35 Nature Reserves

from the Tees to the Tyne

Reserves Guide

As a member you will receive a copy of our Reserves Guide which details each of our 35 reserves along with information on getting there, suggested walks, where to park and more.

Members' Magazine

Receive our magazine three times a year, packed with news from around the Trust, upcoming events and projects you can get involved with.

Access to advice

As a member you can contact us at anytime to find out more about wildlife and nature conservation

Events for all ages

We offer a packed programme of events and activities throughout the year for all ages, from Wild Yoga to family fun days, Reserve Rambles and more.

Access to Training

Our regular training events offer members a chance to meet with other members and volunteers, they are designed to help you build upon your own knowledge and appreciation of nature conservation.

Local Benefit

As a local charity we focus on our immediate environment, from the Tees to the Tyne. Each £1 raised from membership generates £5.32 to spend on conservation. Your contribution makes a real difference.

Local Interest Groups

Durham Wildlife Trust has a number of affiliated local interest groups, from photography to botany. Join today and explore your interests with like minded people.

Free Parking

Members can benefit from free parking at Low Barns Nature Reserve.


Will you local wildlife?