Durham Wildlife Trust

Durham Wildlife Trust’s purpose is to protect wildlife and promote nature conservation in County Durham, the City of Sunderland and the Boroughs of Gateshead, South Tyneside and Darlington.

This website is no longer maintained – please visit the new Durham Wildlife Trust Website here

We are one of the most active environmental organisations in the region, managing 25 Nature Reserves, a variety of species and habitat recovery projects and four Visitor Centres. We also manage an extensive environmental education programme that aims to engage schools, community groups, whole communities and individuals in issues around nature conservation and the wider environment.


Durham Wildlife Trust urgently needs VOLUNTEERS to assist us in the following activities:

  • Raising funds – sponsored activities, flag days, recruiting new members, bag packing, coffee mornings.
  • Marketing – We have recently joined forced with a log cabin lettings business – any bookings generated by ourselves earn us a commission. Any help with this is greatly appreciated.

  • Admin/Office support – including, answering phones, typing, helping pack and deliver Trust magazines, helping at events and open days.