Image credit: Marsh Arnold
Herefordshire Wildlife Trust is the largest membership-based wildlife organisation in the county, dedicated to inspiring people about wildlife, acting as a wildlife champion and creating wildlife havens.
Image credit: Jon Hawkins, Surrey Hills Photography
Discover more about Herefordshire's wildlife from the toads of Bodenham Lake to the snake's head fritillaries of Lugg Meadow
Sophie Cowling at work in the River Lugg (Image by Jim Johnston)
There's a wealth of ways to make a difference and help our wildlife. From writing to your MP, getting involved with your local volunteer group or creating a wildlife-friendly back garden. Find out how you can take action today!
Whether you have 5 minutes or 5 days, there are lots of different ways that you can support us - and your help makes all the difference.
Give amphibians and reptiles a safe place to shelter through the cold of winter by building a hibernaculum
Even a small pond can be home to an interesting range
of wildlife, including damsel and dragonflies,
frogs and newts.
Hedges provide important shelter and protection for wildlife, particularly nesting birds and hibernating insects.
Introduce more wildlife features into a small space using pots and containers
Help hedgehogs get around by making holes and access points in fences and barriers to link up the gardens in your neighbourhood.
Build your own bug mansion and attract a multitude of creepy crawlies to your garden.
With natural nesting sites in decline, putting a nestbox in your garden can make all the difference to your local birds.
Build your own bat box and give a bat a safe place to roost.
Go chemical-free in your garden to help wildlife, make a safer environment for people and pets, and save money!
Few of us can contemplate having a wood in our back gardens, but just a few metres is enough to establish this mini-habitat!
Surfaced spaces needn't exclude wildlife! Gravel can often be the most wildlife-friendly solution for a particular area.
Woody shrubs and climbers provide food for wildlife, including berries, fruits, seeds, nuts leaves and nectar-rich flowers. So why not…