Wildwood Trust

Wildwood Trust

Charity information

Wildwood Trust

Wildwood Trust is a wildlife park and conservation charity in Kent, set up to support British wildlife past and present through conservation programmes and education. Wildwood has at its heart the unique charitable vision to help restore our areas of wildlife and recreate the true wild wood. We aim to inspire in the minds of people the wildlife that was once harboured in our wild places and give them the inspiration, skills and ability to play an active role in its protection and restoration.

Founded 2002

  • Mission statement

    Wildwood is committed to improving conditions for wildlife throughout the UK. Our mission is to safeguard populations of endangered species in the UK, bring back recently extinct species such as the beaver to suitable habitats in Britain, and raise awareness about wildlife conservation through education initiatives at our wildlife parks.

  • Aims

    Wildwood Trust aims to:

    • To inspire through communication, education and training the understanding of British wildlife and its practical conservation.
    • To lead in native species conservation and rewilding programmes and reverse the loss of biodiversity.
    • Scientific research to better understand British wildlife and its conservation.
    • To advocate for policies, economic systems and lifestyles that promote rewilding and the enhancement of ecosystems.
  • Overview

    Established: March 2002

    Registered Charity Number: 1093702

    Board members: 7

    Full time staff: 33

    Part time staff: 17

    Volunteers: 247

    Phone number: 01227 712111

    Address: Herne Common Herne Bay Kent CT6 7LQ

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