The Wildlife Trust BCN mission is to create a wilder future by protecting and restoring wildlife and wild places across Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire & Northamptonshire, for the benefit of both wildlife and people.
We are extremely grateful to be supported by over 34,000 members.
How we are responding to Covid-19
The health and wellbeing of the public, volunteers and staff are of utmost importance to The Wildlife Trusts, and we have therefore been…
Big Wild Walkers
Despite the wind and the rain, across Beds, Cambs and Northants - and further afield - last week many of us walked, counted steps and…
Upgrade at Old Sulehay
Improvements at Old Sulehay have been made possible by two generous grants - and the work completed before winter
Online events and workshops to connect you to nature
Introduction to Small Mammals with Peter Pilbeam (online only)
Demonstrations of small mammal trapping, identification and recording and owl pellet dissection.
Heaths and their Wildflowers with Owen Mountford (online and optional outdoor)
Learn more about this threatened lowland habitat.
Trail Cameras for Wildlife with Henry Stanier (online and optional outdoor)
How to choose, set up and position trail cameras.
Elms, their ecology and identification with Brian Eversham (online and optional outdoor)
Discover more about elms and access a new key to the species.
Butterfly ID and Ecology with Andrew Bladon and Matt Hayes (online and optional outdoor)
Learn all about our diverse and beautiful local butterfly species.
Taking Solitary Bee ID Further (indoors)
Develop your skills on identifying solitary bees further using microscopes .
The Wildlife Trust BCN Celebration Tree
Commemorate a special occasion or remember a loved one with an engraved leaf on our Celebration Tree.
Placing a specially engraved leaf on our Celebration Tree is the perfect way to recognise significant events such as weddings, anniversaries and birthdays, or to commemorate the life of a loved one. Or you might simply just want to purchase a leaf as a gift in recognition of someone’s love of nature.
The Celebration Tree supports our work across Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire, helping to protect wildlife and wild places for generations to come.
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Read our latest blogs
Autumnal spectacles - Harry Hog's blog
Our intrepid Trust promoter on the joys of autumn berries and murmurations at some of our reserves
Community and Wildlife Update NCC Nov 2020
Batty Beavers and Hard-Working Youth Rangers
The Positives of Winter
Communities and Wildlife Officer Rebecca Neal highlights her favourite winter wildlife