Become a Member of Durham Wildlife Trust

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Conserving Wildlife from Tees to Tyne

As a charity, we are reliant on the support of our members. Contributions from Membership enable us to manage our 36 nature reserves, run conservation projects, deliver environmental education activities and provide thousands of volunteering opportunities each year, safeguarding our wildlife for future generations. Our Members are part of our local community in County Durham, Gateshead, Darlington, Sunderland and South Tyneside, to help us to continue our vital work, please support wildlife and wildplaces in your area and become a member of Durham Wildlife Trust today.

36 Nature Reserves

Immerse yourself in the beauty of the natural world, from coast to river to countryside, we have reserves for all moods and for all seasons, from the Tees to the Tyne.

Reserves Guide

Only our Members receive a copy of our Reserves Guide, a glove compartment companion, which details our reserves along with images, suggested walks, where to park and more.

Members' Magazine

Receive our Wildlife Durham magazine 3 times a year, packed with news from around the Trust, project updates and Members Only events. In addition Families also receive 4 issues of Wildlife Watch, the nature mag for kids.

Access to advice

As a member you can contact us at anytime to find out more about wildlife and nature conservation, what’s on and how you can get more involved.

Events for all ages

We offer a jam-packed programme of events and activities throughout the year for all ages, from Wild Yoga to family fun days, Reserve Rambles and more. Many events are held just for Members.

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. One of the best things you can do to support wildlife where you live is to join your local wildlife trust. 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.

Car Sticker

Members can display their support with pride and avoid suggested parking tariffs in our Visitor Centre car parks.


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