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

Saiga appeal

Saiga appeal
Help protect the saigas of Resurrection Island from poaching and habitat loss.
The saiga antelope living on Resurrection Island in the Aral Sea region have been well protected for year by their unique location. But now they are at risk from poaching as their habitat has become more accessible. We need to act now to help saigas from poaching and habitat loss.
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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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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

39 endangered hazel dormice reintroduced into ancient woodland

‘Northern stronghold’ for rare hazel dormice created in Lancashire This week, a unique partnership of 10 organisations are coming together in an attempt to bring hazel dormice back from the brink. 39 dormice are being reintroduced into an ancient woodland in Lancashire. This reintroduction follows the milestone reintroduction in 2021 that saw 30 hazel dormice …

Monitoring the mammals of Resurrection Island: saiga antelope in Uzbekistan

The Aral Sea in Central Asia is synonymous with ecological and socio-economic collapse. At the centre of this region lies, what until the sea largely vanished, used to be an island: Vozrozhdenie (meaning ‘Resurrection’). This remote island has been home to critically endangered saiga antelope for at least 400 years. Until recently, the unique biodiversity …

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 …

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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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