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Welcome to Staffordshire Wildlife Trust

Staffordshire Wildlife Trust is your local wildlife charity dedicated to looking after Staffordshire's wildlife and wild places. Welcome to our website! You can use our website to find out more about what we do, to sign-up as a member, read up on our current campaigns, find out how to volunteer with us and book onto an event plus much more. 

We hope you can join us in protecting Staffordshire's unique natural environment for everyone to enjoy and wildlife to thrive in. Our work would not be possible without your support.

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Get close to nature this Winter

Families can sign up for FREE to our Wild Winter pack 

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Support nature's recovery in Staffordshire

Help us with our mission of putting aside 30% of land in the county for nature's recovery by 2030

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What we do

Protect wildlife and wild spaces

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Campaigning for wildlife

See which wildlife and wild places we are working to protect 

Badger Appeal

Our stance on the badger cull and our vaccination programme

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Get Wild at Home

Discover how to support wildlife at home this winter

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Tips to help wildlife

Actions to take to play your part in nature's recovery 

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Credit Tom Marshall

Signs of Winter

Many think winter is a quiet time for wildlife with not much to discover but there is actually plenty to see if you know where to look!

The arrival of winter sees flocks of fieldfares and redwings return to the UK. A good place to spot these birds is hedgerows as they go in search of tasty berries. 

Many mammals such as bats or dormice will be hibernating during the winter but snowfall can often lead to encounters with badgers and squirrels as they go in search of food and of course winter is a great time to spot foxes that don't hibernate!

Although there isn't much light around in the winter and the days seem shorter, getting that daily dose of nature is really important this time of year and as much as we also need wildlife to lift our spirits it needs us more than ever during the colder months too - why not try creating a bird feeder at home - there are lots of ideas of how to support wildlife at home via our Get Wild at Home experience.

We've picked some winter highlights to look out for below!

What we do

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Credit: Ed Marshall

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What we're up to

Go wild - upcoming events

We run events all over Staffordshire on nature reserves, our 2 visitor centres and in local parks. We have sessions for ages 0 - 100 from guided walks to grass sledging. What are you waiting for? Come and get wild with us!

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