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

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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Help wildlife during the summer holidays

Help wildlife during the summer holidays
Take part in citizen science and make this summer count by joining our surveys. Whether at home or out and about on the road, you can be at the heart of conservation.
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Take part in the Great Stag Hunt

Take part in the Great Stag Hunt
Spectacular stag beetles are in decline. You can help by letting us know when you see one. This year, we are particularly interested in woodland sightings but you can still record any you see.
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Latest news from PTES

Healthy hedgerows: keeping our hedgerow network alive

Healthy hedgerows do it better Hedgerows are the green veins running through our countryside, and with over 70% land in agricultural use, one of the most important habitats we have. They offer home, food, shelter and corridors to a remarkable number of species, with one study by Robert Wolton counting 2070 different species in just …

Coming together for dormice: 11th international conference

Bulgaria: conference host and home to Roach’s mouse-tailed dormouse Fewer than 30 dormouse species are left in the world, the surviving remnants of what was once a widespread and numerous group of rodents. Just three subfamilies remain in sub-saharan Africa, in Europe – from Scandinavia down to Sicily – and in Asia – from southern …

The secret lives of toads: new research discovers common toads living in trees

New research has discovered the extent to which common toads live in trees. It’s the first time that the tree climbing potential of amphibians has been investigated at a national scale. A surprising discovery Researchers from the University of Cambridge and Froglife, supported by People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES), made the surprising discovery when …

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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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