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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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Wild places

Wild places
Some habitats contain such a richness of life that we need to protect them at all odds. We're working to preserve ancient woodlands, hedgerows, orchards and wood pastures and parklands, as well as the countless species they support.
Habitats we're protecting
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Help endangered wildlife by raising funds

 Help endangered wildlife by raising funds
Fancy challenging your body or mind and want to help wildlife at the same time? Or maybe you’re looking for ways to raise some extra funds for us in other ways. We have plenty of ideas and resources to help you fundraise for us.
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Latest news from PTES

PTES becomes Countryside Jobs Service featured charity for 2023

Countryside specialists Countryside Jobs Service (CJS) is an ethical business working in harmony with environmental professionals to conserve the British countryside and natural world. They’re motivated by conservation success not profits, and their website provides a one-stop shop for everyone in the countryside, conservation, ecology and wildlife sectors. We’re delighted to have been chosen as CJS’s featured …

Monitoring hazel dormice at RSPB’s Broadwater Warren

Restoring Broadwater Warren Broadwater Warren – a 180ha nature reserve – was acquired by the RSPB in 2007. It’s a remnant of Waterdown Forest, a medieval hunting forest in the High Weald where, historically, the landscape would have been open heath with pockets of woodland. RSPB’s aim was to restore rare lowland heath and woodland …

On a quest for dormice: trekking the German/Danish border

Earlier this month, with the dormouse monitoring season almost over, I excitedly packed my wet weather gear and travelled to northern Germany. I was joining Björn Schulz, Sven Büchner and their families and friends to look for evidence of hazel dormice on the German/Danish border. Finding evidence of dormouse in Germany Germany, like all EU …

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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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