Wildlife and Nature

  • Shropshire Wildlife Trust– Shropshire Wildlife Trust protects wildlife where you live. They are the county’s leading environmental charity and already more than 8,000 people have joined. Amongst other things, the Trust cares for 37 nature reserves, including woods, meadows and wetland bird havens, campaigns to persuade developers and local authorities to respect our natural environment and brings thousands of schoolchildren in touch with nature through school grounds projects and trips to nature reserves.
  • Royal Society for the Protection of Birds – The RSPB is a UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and other wildlife, helping to create a better world for us all.
  • Worldwide Fund for Nature – WWF conserves endangered species, protects threatened habitats and addresses global threats. They find long-term solutions that benefit both people and nature.
  • Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust– The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is the UK’s only specialist wetland conservation charity with a national network of wetland visitor centres. WWT is a world leader in the protection of ducks, geese, swans and flamingos and the wetlands they inhabit.
  • Shropshire Biodiversity Partnership – The Shropshire Biodiversity Action Plan (SBAP) was first produced in 1996 and was reviewed in 2002 and 2006. It was produced by the Shropshire Biodiversity Partnership (SBP) – a partnership of local and regional organisations including the Shropshire County Council, Shropshire Wildlife Trust, RSPB, Butterfly Conservation, English Nature who together monitor and report on the SBAP.
  • Natural England – the government’s advisor on the natural environment provideing practical advice, grounded in science, on how best to safeguard England’s natural wealth for the benefit of everyone. Their remit is to ensure sustainable stewardship of the land and sea so that people and nature can thrive and their responsibility is to see that England’s rich natural environment can adapt and survive intact for future generations to enjoy. They work with farmers and land managers; business and industry; planners and developers; national and local government; interest groups and local communities to help them improve their local environment.
  • Countryside Council for Wales – the Government’s statutory advisor on sustaining natural beauty, wildlife and the opportunity for outdoor enjoyment in Wales and its inshore waters. CCW champions the environment and landscapes of Wales and its coastal waters as sources of natural and cultural riches, as a foundation for economic and social activity, and as a place for leisure and learning opportunities. It aims to make the environment a valued part of everyone’s life in Wales.