Who we are

We’ve been standing up for wildlife for over 40 years. With the help of scientists, conservationists, landowners, and the general public, we’re working to protect our delicately balanced ecosystem by bringing our most threatened species back from the brink.

Where we work

Funded by our generous supporters, our grant programmes support the very best scientific researchers and wildlife experts out in the field. The evidence they unearth guides worldwide conservation. Browse the map below to discover the amazing wildlife we’re saving from extinction.

Latest appeal

Releasing dormice back to the wild

Releasing dormice back to the wild
Hazel dormice are now officially rare and vulnerable to extinction. The steady destruction and deterioration of the woodlands and hedgerows they rely on has left dormice isolated and exposed.
But with your help, our reintroduction programme is bringing dormice back to the wild where they previously thrived. Could you help sponsor a dormouse box giving this year’s released dormice a place to have their young?
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Hedgehog Friendly Fencing

Hedgehog Friendly Fencing
Join our nationwide call for fencing companies to help hedgehogs. This summer we need your help as we ask fencing companies to offer pre-made hedgehog highway products.
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Watch out for wildlife on the roads

Watch out for wildlife on the roads
Let us know if you've spotted a mammal on your road journey to help us find out crucial information about the status of our nation's wildlife. Join the survey and together we can work to ensure wild Britain isn't lost.
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Latest news from PTES

Summer at Briddlesford: counting butterflies, moths and dormice

Butterflies and moths Jim Baldwin, our wonderful volunteer surveyor, has continued his 16-week long UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme survey in Briddlesford. He surveyed, for a couple of hours at a time, on two consecutive weeks in July. In the first week he recorded an amazing 699 butterflies of 17 species and then 590 butterflies of …

Re-establishing wildcats back into the wild

We’re delighted to confirm that this June, 22 wildcats were released into undisclosed locations within the Cairngorms National Park. This is a huge milestone in the conservation of this critically endangered species and is the first of further releases over the next three years.  The aim is to release about 60 wildcats to give the …

First ever reintroduction of rare hazel dormice into the National Forest

Bid to boost declining dormouse population at National Trust Calke Abbey This week, 38 rare hazel dormice are being reintroduced into a woodland at the National Trust Calke Abbey estate in Derbyshire, in the heart of the National Forest, in an attempt to save this endangered species from further extinction in the UK. The golden-coated, …

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We'd love to tell you about our conservation work through our regular newsletter Wildlife World, and also how you can save endangered species through volunteering, taking action or donating. You must be 18 or over. The information that you provide will be held by People’s Trust for Endangered Species. For information on how PTES processes personal data, please see our privacy policy.

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