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Marbled White (Melanagria galathea) resting on Lady's Bedstraw (Galium verum) - Guy Edwardes/2020VISION

"Joining your local Trust is one of the most important things you can do to make sure the species and habitats we love will be there for future generations to enjoy."

David Attenborough, President Emeritus of the Wildlife Trusts 

Join over 33,000 members to get involved with activities, visit over 100 nature reserves and directly contribute to safeguarding vulnerable local wildlife across more than 4000 hectares of land.

Delivering conservation programmes to ensure the next generation are able to enjoy the wildlife-rich landscapes we do today is an enormous undertaking. We rely heavily on membership to generate the funds we need to do this. We cannot safeguard precious habitats and vulnerable wildlife in our three counties without the support of those who live and work around them.

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What do you get as a member?

We provide a range of exciting membership packs for our different membership options. Scroll down to find out more.


Bittern - Jamie Hall

Starter Pack

When you join you’ll receive a ‘starter pack’ with a  copy of our latest magazine called “Local Wildlife”, a list of all our Training Workshops, a car sticker, and if you pay by Direct Debit you’ll also receive a guide to all our Nature Reserves. A membership card will follow. After that, you’ll also receive a copy of Local Wildlife three times a year. (Note: child members will receive the Wildlife Watch pack instead, see below).


Children reading Wildlife Watch magazine

Matthew Roberts

Wildlife Watch Starter Pack

Child and family members will receive a Wildlife Watch starter pack including: a membership card, Wildlife Watcher badge and the Wildlife Watcher's Handbook, which is full of activities, competitions, amazing photographs, info on UK wildlife and ideas for things to do. You'll also receive a big UK wildlife poster bursting with amazing animals, fantastic wildlife stickers and all you need to join in our Wildlife Watch Awards schemes. 

A fan of recent Local Wildlife magazines

Membership Magazine

After becoming a member you'll receive a regular copy of our magazine 'Local Wildlife' three times a year full of articles about species, habitats, projects, campaigns, news and events. Local Wildlife also incorporates the national magazine 'Natural World' with news and features from across the Wildlife Trusts movement. The Wildlife Watch magazine is delivered four times a year to child and family members and is packed full of exciting articles and activities for kids to enjoy. 

Membership enquiries


Tel: 01954 713500

Don't want to join online? Feel free to print our Direct Debit form and post it to us

If you want to buy a gift membership for someone you can download our form below.

Our Members

Find out more how our members help the Wildlife Trust BCN


Flock of lapwings - Andrew Parkinson/2020Vision