As a small, local charity we rely on the support of our members. Membership enables us to manage our nature reserves,
run conservation projects, deliver environmental education activities and provide thousands of volunteering opportunities
Across County Durham, Darlington, Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland no one is working harder to protect our wildlife for future generations.
Durham Wildlife Trust owns and manages 35 nature reserves throughout our region covering an area of almost 800 hectares, providing special places for you, for wildlife and for future generations.
Click below to learn more and to find your local nature reserves.
Volunteers play an integral role in what we do. We have many opportunities for volunteers to get involved, from habitat
management on our reserves to educational work, contributing to survey efforts or helping with administration tasks,
social media and more.
If you have time or skills to offer then please get in touch.
Our projects work to deliver a richer environment for wildlife and local communities. Click to read more about our projects and see how you can get involved
Durham Wildlife Trust is very grateful to The National Lottery Heritage Fund for its generous financial support of The Natural History of Upper Teesdale project. The purpose of the project is to inform, inspire and involve the many people who live, learn or work in the area about and those who visit from near or […]
As a membership organisation we rely on the support of our members. Every £1 raised through membership and legacy
donations generates £5.32 to spend on vital conservation work.
With your help we can continue work throughout Durham, Darlingon, Gateshead, Sunderland and South Tyneside.
Join today and help us create a richer environment for wildlife, for local communities and for future generations to enjoy.