The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire Cambridgeshire Northamptonshire

The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire Cambridgeshire Northamptonshire

Charity information

The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire Cambridgeshire Northamptonshire

The Wildlife Trust BCN exists to bring people together to take action for wildlife. We manage 128 nature reserves, advise land-owners on land management and run education and community projects.

Founded 1990

  • Mission statement

    Vision

    • People close to nature, in a land rich in wildlife

    Mission

    Our mission is to:

    • Conserve local wildlife, by caring for land ourselves and with
    others;
    • Inspire others to take action for wildlife; and
    • Inform people, by offering advice and sharing knowledge;

    Values

    We believe:

    • That we must focus on all wildlife and whole ecosystems to safeguard the
    natural environment;
    • That everyone has a role to play in restoring nature;
    • That we should value, respect and listen to our staff, volunteers, members
    and supporters so they can contribute fully to achieving our vision;
    • That working in partnership brings more benefits than working alone;
    • That conservation depends on local knowledge and good science;
    • That we achieve more for wildlife by operating in an efficient and
    business-like manner;
    • That we should operate in an environmentally sustainable way; and
    • That working to restore nature should be rewarding for everyone involved;

  • Aims

    The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire Cambridgeshire Northamptonshire aims to:

    • Create a living landscape across Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire. In order to achieve this we aim to:
    • Improve our nature reserve management and pursue opportunities to expand and connect nature reserves and other sites of wildlife value.
    • Work in partnership where this provides an efficient means for achieving the Trust’s objectives.
    • Bring people together to take action for wildlife, by increasing our level of community engagement, expanding and improving our education work and inspiring people to volunteer with the trust.
    • Safeguard and enhance wildlife sites beyond our nature reserves, by advising other landowners on the management of their land and engaging strategically with the planning system.
  • Overview

    Established: September 1990

    Registered Charity Number: 1000412

    Board members: 11

    Full time staff: 72

    Part time staff: 41

    Volunteers: 1000

    Phone number: 01954 713517

    Address: The Wildlife Trust The Manor House Broad Street Great Cambourne Cambridge CB23 6DH

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