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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.

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Help give dormice a home

Dormice are declining across the UK. But we’re boosting their numbers by reintroducing them to areas where they used to be found.
As well as releasing dormice into the countryside, we provide them with a dormouse box so they have a safe space to start a family. We also supply them with food and water over the summer. Read more about how you can give a dormouse a home.
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Mammals on roads

Over the summer please take part in Mammals on Roads, our nationwide survey of mammal sightings along single-carriage roads. Add your sightings to help us find out crucial information about the status of our wildlife.
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Join us on an event or training course to learn more about our amazing British wildlife and how to take action to help save species.
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Latest news from PTES

Dance to save lions

We’ve supported a range of interesting conservation projects over the years but dance parties to celebrate lions is unique! In this guest blog post Amy Dickman from the Ruaha Carnivore Project explains how working with local people has changed the fortunes of lions. Lion Defender dancing events grow more and more popular  In the Barabaig …

Hedgehog housing census – the results are in!

Survey results reveal the secrets to creating a hedgehog’s perfect home…. School’s out for the summer so what better way to spend an afternoon than by creating your own hedgehog house, to help the nation’s favourite mammal from further decline. The Hedgehog Street team is urging people to help hedgehogs by building them the perfect …

How to help rural hedgehogs: free guide for farmers from Hedgehog Street

The State of Britain’s Hedgehogs 2018 report, published earlier this year, showed that hedgehogs in rural areas are in severe decline with numbers plummeting by half since the millennium. Now, along with the British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS), we’ve published an illustrated guide offering advice to the farmers and other landowners on how to help …

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