Our Trust by numbers

 

  • The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire manages 126 nature reserves covering 3,945 hectares
  • Last year we carried out 140 ecology projects across 55 of our nature reserves
  • 95% of our local population live within five miles of one of our reserves
  • We have more than 35,000 members working together to protect local wildlife
  • 52% of 1653 local wildlife sites across our three counties are in positive management
  • We are a volunteer-led organisation with more than thirteen active volunteers for each paid member of staff
  • Last year we engaged with 19,536 children and adults through our education and community teams
  • Our Wildlife Training Workshops programme is the most comprehensive and highly regarded in the country with between 40-50 workshops a year (520 training places were offered last year)
  • We have 14 active Local Groups - dedicated groups of volunteers focused on their local patch - operating across our three counties and 20 Wildlife Watch Groups for children aged 8-12.
  • We have nine Living Landscape projects in our three counties.