Business benefits

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Northumberland Wildlife Trust works with a wide range of businesses across Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland to secure a better future for local wildlife, and to make the region a better place to live, work and play.


A relationship with the Trust can help you:

  • Clearly demonstrate your company's corporate social responsibility and positive environmental impact, enhancing your credibility, brand values and reputation.
  • Increase your ability to attract, develop and motivate employees
  • Send a clear message regarding your company values to your target audience
  • Engage with customers, suppliers, the local community and the wider public
  • Stand out above competitors as a community and environment-driven business
  • Access different audiences, as we promote your company to our supporters
  • Align your Corporate Membership with your company's PR strategy

Membership benefits

The main benefit of becoming a member is the contribution you make to local nature conservation in Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland. This means you will be making a real difference to the area in which your company works. Other attractive membership benefits include:

  • An editorial feature on your company in our Trust magazine Roebuck, and our regular e-newsletters to our supporters
  • Your company listed on our website with logo, links, recent news and contact details
  • Preferential rates with our in-house ecological consultants and land management specialists, EcoNorth
  • Opportunities for employee work days and team building activities on our nature reserves
  • Invitation to exclusive networking events with like-minded organisations

Working together

Of course, any partnership we develop will be mutually beneficial for both companies. By showing your support to Northumberland Wildlife Trust, you will enable us to continue educating, influencing and empowering people in taking action for nature, by:

  • Managing over 60 local nature reserves and working with landowners to help manage their own sites
  • Creating a network of sites along Druridge Bay which provides refuge for breeding and migrating birds, including rare species such as bearded tits, marsh harriers and the most northerly breeding avocets in England
  • Working tirelessly to secure the future of key species such as red squirrel, water vole and otter
  • Restoring and maintaining 100 ha of internationally important and rare peatland and heathland, the Border Mires
  • Enabling over 300 volunteers per year to take positive action for wildlife
  • Encouraging communities to protect and enjoy wildlife in their local area, and campaigning successfully for wildlife-friendly development
  • Inspiring 15,000 children over the last 5 years with innovative educational programmes


To add your name to the growing list of forward-thinking North East businesses working with us to secure a better future for the region's wildlife, please contact our Development Team on (0191) 284 6884 or mail@northwt.org.uk.