About us

About us

Red kite - Andy Rouse/2020VISION

The Trust aims to protect and restore the natural environment in our three counties and enable people to learn about it and enjoy it.
Sir Graham Fry
Chairman of the Wildlife Trust for BCN

The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire & Northamptonshire is a voluntary charitable organisation. We care for the wildlife and countryside in our three counties and are one of 46 similar Wildlife Trusts covering the UK which are affiliated to the Royal Society of Wildlife Trusts. We manage over 100 nature reserves, 9 Living Landscapes and are supported by over 33,000 members.


Kingfisher - Jamie Hall

Our Vision

Learn about our five year vision to improve our three counties for wildlife.

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Curlew in flight

Curlew - Jon Hawkins - Surrey Hills Photography

What we do

Learn about the many things we do to protect wildlife, inspire people and monitor the health of nature.

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Water vole

Water vole - Terry Whittaker

Our History

It all started in Cambridgeshire, the first nature reserve was at Woodwalton Fen, near Huntingdon, bought by Charles Rothschild in 1910.

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Flock of lapwings - Andrew Parkinson/2020Vision

Flock of lapwings - Andrew Parkinson/2020Vision

Our Members

We couldn't do what we do without the support of our 33,000 members.

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Ecology Group volunteers at Brampton Wood NR

Ecology Group volunteers at Brampton Wood NR - Henry Stanier

Our Volunteers

Over 1000 volunteers regularly give up their free time to help protect wildlife and wild places.

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