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.

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Dormouse appeal

Dormouse appeal
Help us return dormice to the wild.
We’ve just carried out the second release of a multi-year dormouse reintroduction. Now we’ll manage the woodland, connect it to neighbouring woods, and check on how the dormice are doing. Join us and be a part of it.
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Find an Apple Day near you
Enjoy everything from apple picking, orchard and fruit-growing advice, juice pressing, to sampling local traditional cider at an Apple Day near you. See our events calendar for your nearest day out.
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National Dormouse Footprint Tunnel Survey

National Dormouse Footprint Tunnel Survey
Recently launched, the National Dormouse Footprint Tunnel Survey will use footprint tunnels to detect the presence or absence of hazel dormice in hedgerows. Here's all you need to know to get involved.
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Latest news from PTES

The National Dormouse Footprint Tunnel Survey: informing conservation action for an iconic species

Gaining key insights into how to manage hedgerows for dormice Recently launched, the National Dormouse Footprint Tunnel Survey will use footprint tunnels to detect the presence or absence of the charismatic but rare hazel dormouse in hedgerows. The need for surveying hazel dormice is clear: it is thought that their population has halved in the …

Heavenly hedgerows: a haven for dormice

Bountiful supplies of berries and slightly cooler days herald the start of autumn. It’s a busy time of year for dormice, hunting for ripe hazelnuts, blackberries, or the odd sloe kernel, in preparation for hibernation from October onwards. The earlier evenings mean we could be more likely to catch a glimpse of this elusive and …

Working with local communities to protect black and chestnut eagles in Ecuador

There are some species we know so little about that every observation is exciting. Black and chestnut eagles are one such species with just 250 adults left in the world. With so few individuals left, identifying and protecting remaining eagles and their preferred habitat can make a significant difference to the future of the species. …

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