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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.

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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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Hedgehog appeal

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Help hedgehogs from dying out
Hedgehogs are struggling to survive in the UK. We pave over our front gardens, install impenetrable fences, and kill up to 170,000 on our roads every year. Can you imagine if we lost them forever? To save hedgehogs from freefalling to extinction, we’re redoubling our efforts. And you can help.
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Take part in Mammals on Roads

Take part in Mammals on Roads
Nobody likes seeing roadkill, but counting casualties can help conservation. Download the app and help us find out which species are at risk by telling us what you see on our nation's roads. #MammalsOnRoads
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Happy birthday Hedgehog Street

Happy birthday Hedgehog Street
This year Hedgehog Street is celebrating its 10th birthday! Celebrate with us by doing ten things to help Britain's favourite mammal.
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Latest news from PTES

Declining dormouse numbers: when is a dormouse endangered?

Population trends and the NDMP Hazel dormouse numbers have been declining in England and Wales throughout the last century. As a result of this alarming trend, they’ve been listed as Vulnerable on the British Red List for Mammals. The Red List is a measure of how likely a species is to go extinct. It’s a …

Mapping suitable habitat for dormice in England

Using dormouse records sent in to the  National Dormouse Monitoring Programme, we’ve been creating a map showing suitable habitat for hazel dormice projected across England. We can then use this map to help work out the best places to release dormice or to identify areas where dormice are most likely to be found. Developing a …

Natural England changes to dormouse survey licences

Hazel dormice class licence CL10a, CL10b survey returns are due to be sent to Natural England from 4th January 2022. This year Natural England is introducing two changes which include new online forms and a £35 charge for continued registration (with exemptions for voluntary use for NDMP monitors). New online forms In October, Natural England introduced …

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