Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Charity information

Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Cornwall Wildlife Trust is a registered charity formed in 1962 by a group of enthusiastic volunteers who wanted to safeguard the county’s unique wildlife and natural environment for future generations.

Since its formation, the Trust has grown significantly thanks to the combined efforts of dedicated volunteers and staff. It is now a highly effective force for conservation in Cornwall, and is widely respected and listened to.

We now have almost 14,000 adult members and 2,500 junior members and are concerned soleley with protecting Cornwall's wildlife and wild places.

Our vision is: Cornwall richer in wildlife, cared for and appreciated by one and all.

Our mission is: to rebuild Cornwall’s biodiversity and engage everyone with the natural environment.

Our aim is: to be Cornwall’s leading voluntary wildlife champion.

Founded 1962

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