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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.

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.

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Wildcat appeal

Wildcat appeal
Help us bring wildcats back from the brink with the UK’s first wildcat reintroduction ‘breed to release’ programme
Unless we act now, wildcats will almost certainly go extinct in Britain. We can’t let this happen so we’re funding Saving Wildcats, a really exciting project to bring wildcats back from the edge of extinction by reintroducing them into the Scottish Highlands.
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Survey hedgerows with the Healthy Hedgerows app

Survey hedgerows with the Healthy Hedgerows app
Download Healthy Hedgerows, a free app to help you manage your hedgerows in the best way possible. In just six questions you'll have a farm scale hedge plan for the most suitable management actions to keep your hedges in good health.
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Help us monitor water voles

Help us monitor water voles
The National Water Vole Monitoring Programme is back for 2022. Survey a local riverbank, ditch or stream between the 15th April and 15th June. #NWVMP
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Latest news from PTES

PTES response to the Government’s consultation on the Nature Recovery Green Paper

The Nature Recovery Green Paper, which Defra published on 16 March 2022, includes sections on consolidation and rationalisation of species protection and the creation of a new tiered approach to species protection in England. As a champion and leader for conservation and research for some of England key mammal species, PTES has a significant interest …

Counting stag beetles at sunset: join the Stag Beetle Count this summer

Magnificent stag beetles Sadly, the incredible stag beetle is threatened across Europe. PTES has been working to save stag beetles for nearly 25 years. We’ve funded research, collected records through our Great Stag Hunt survey, and more recently, we have joined the European Stag Beetle Monitoring Network. What is the European Stag Beetle Monitoring Network? …

Blooming blossoms: plant diversity in the UK’s hedgerows

Spring is well underway and hedges across the countryside are rich with colours and sounds as blossoms emerge and wildlife awakens. This time of year provides a really great opportunity to start thinking about the diversity of flowering plant species across the hedgerows that we manage. Observing the hedges across a field, garden or park …

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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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