Useful links

Biodiversity & Conservation

BTCV (international conservation volunteering) www.btcv.org.uk
Conservation Evidence www.conservationevidence.com
Country Land and Business Association www.cla.org.uk  
Environment Agency www.environment-agency.gov.uk  
Farming & Wildlife Advisory Group www.fwag.org.uk   
Flexigraze (conservation grazing) www.northumberlandbiodiversity.org.uk/flexigraze.asp
iSpot! (reporting sightings) www.ispot.org.uk  
Natural England www.naturalengland.org.uk  
Natural History Society of Northumbria www.nhsn.ncl.ac.uk  
North East Biodiversity Forum www.nebiodiversity.org.uk  
North Pennines AONB www.northpennines.org.uk  
Northumberland Biodiversity Partnership www.northumberlandbiodiversity.org.uk  
Northumberland Coast AONB www.northumberland.gov.uk/default.aspx?page=6869
Northumberland National Park www.northumberlandnationalpark.org.uk  
Northumberland Strategic Partnership www.nsp.org.uk  
Our Coast Our Seas www.ourcoastoursea.org.uk  
Red Squirrels Northern England www.rsne.org.uk
The Ambler - Amble's Community Newspaper www.facebook.com/TheAmbler
Tweed Forum www.tweedforum.org
Tyne Rivers Trust www.tyneriverstrust.org  

Birds

Barn Owl Trust www.barnowltrust.org.uk  
British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) www.bto.org  
Northumberland & Tyneside Bird Club www.ntbc.org.uk  
Peckish Junior Bird Club www.peckishbirdfood.com/juniorbirdclub
RSPB www.rspb.org.uk  

Mammals

Badger Group www.northumberlandbadgergroup.org.uk  
Bat Conservation Trust www.bats.org.uk  
British Hedgehog Preservation Society www.britishhedgehogs.org.uk  
Northumberland Bat Group www.northumberlandbats.org.uk  
Vincent Trust www.vwt.org.uk  

Insects, Reptiles & Amphibians

Bumblebee Conservation www.bumblebeeconservation.org.uk  
Butterfly Conservation Trust www.butterfly-conservation.org  
North East Reptile & Amphibian Group http://groups.arguk.org/nerag 

Woodland

Forestry Commission www.forestry.gov.uk  
Woodland Trust www.woodlandtrust.org.uk  
Woodland Trust’s Ancient Tree Forum www.ancient-tree-forum.org.uk  

Flora 

Royal Horticultural Society www.rhs.org.uk  
The Grasslands Trust www.grasslands-trust.org
Plantlife Road Verges Campaign www.plantlife.org.uk/campaigns/roadverges

Gardens

Vine House Farm www.vinehousefarm.co.uk 
Wild About Gardens (a collaboration between the RHS and The Wildlife Trusts) www.wildaboutgardens.org  

Wildlife Rescue

Please note we do not rescue wild animals and recommend that you contact one of the following organisations:

Blyth Wildlife Rescue www.blythwildliferescue.co.uk
RSPCA www.rspca.org.uk  
The Wildlife Sanctuary at Ulgham www.wildlife-sanctuary.co.uk  
Northumbrian Hedgehog Rescue www.hedgehogs-northumbria.org.uk

 

Education

David Bellamy Conservation Awards Scheme www.bellamyparks.co.uk
Dove Marine Laboratories www.ncl.ac.uk/marine/about/facilities/dove  
Field Studies Council http://field-studies-council.org  
Forest Schools www.forestschools.com  
Newcastle University www.ncl.ac.uk  
Northumbria University www.northumbria.ac.uk  
Open Air Laboratories network (OPAL) www.opalexplorenature.org  
Wildlife Watch (the junior branch of The Wildlife Trusts) www.wildlifewatch.org.uk  

Corporate Supporters

A full list of our Corporate Members is available here.

Appliances Online www.appliancesonline.co.uk
Marmax Products Ltd www.marmaxproducts.co.uk  

Green Organisations 

1010 Campaign www.1010uk.org  
Ban Waste www.banwaste.org.uk/directory.php 
Bikes for Work Cycle Scheme www.cyclescheme.co.uk
Carbon Trust www.carbontrust.co.uk 
Direct Government - Environment www.direct.gov.uk/en/Environmentandgreenerliving/index.htm 
Energy Saving Trust www.energysavingtrust.org.uk
Ethical Superstore www.ethicalsuperstore.com
Fair Trade www.fairtrade.org.uk
Food Local Food www.foodlocalfood.com
Forest Stewardship Council www.fsc.org 
Freecycle www.freecycle.org 
Freegle Recycling www.ilovefreegle.org
Lighter Later Campaign www.lighterlater.org 
Northumbrian Water www.nwl.co.uk/usingwaterwisely.aspx 
Recycling Appeal UK www.recyclingappeal.com/wildlifetrusts  
Traidcraft www.traidcraft.co.uk
UN Global Compact www.unglobalcompact.org

Tourism Partners/Attractions

Alnwick Castle & Gardens www.alnwickcastle.com

Day Out with the Kids www.dayoutwiththekids.co.uk
Farne Islands www.farne-islands.com  
Ford and Etal Estates www.ford-and-etal.co.uk
Hancock Great North Museum www.twmuseums.org.uk/greatnorthmuseum  
Kielder Water & Forest Park www.visitkielder.com  
National Trust www.nationaltrust.org.uk  
Northern Experience Wildlife Tours www.northernexperiencewildlifetours.co.uk  
Tide tables for Lindisfarne www.holy-island.info/lindisfarnecastle/2011
This is Northumberland www.thisisnorthumberland.com 
Tyne & Wear Museums www.twmuseums.org.uk 
Visit NewcastleGateshead www.newcastlegateshead.com  
Visit Northumbria www.visitnorthumberland.com
Walk4life www.walk4life.info
Woodhorn Colliery Museum www.experiencewoodhorn.com  

Photography

North East www.northeastwildlife.co.uk  
Terry Cavner www.ukdigitaldiaries.co.uk 
Tim Mason www.timmasonimages.com
Wildstock www.wildstock.co.uk  
Will Dawes Photography www.willdawesphotography.co.uk