Who we are

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Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust is a voluntary charitable organisation which cares for Lincolnshire's wildlife and countryside. It is one of 47 similar Wildlife Trusts covering the UK which are affiliated to the Royal Society of Wildlife Trusts.

Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust is one of the oldest of these county trusts, having been founded in 1948. The Trust covers the whole of the historic county of Lincolnshire - from the Humber to the Wash.


Lincolnshire and the neighbouring sea and estuaries to be rich in wildlife for the benefit of everyone.


Safeguard wildlife in Lincolnshire and in the neighbouring sea and estuaries by:

  • protecting existing wild places as reservoirs of biodiversity and by restoring and creating wildlife habitats to contribute to healthy functioning ecosystems and an environment more resilient to climate change and other challenges;
  • sharing this vision with others, particularly relevant decision makers;
  • encouraging more people to enjoy Lincolnshire's natural environment and to understand the need to conserve it; and by
  • encouraging research projects which lead to a better understanding of the complexities of the natural world

Principal Activities

  • To create a Living Landscape
  • To restore Living Seas
  • To inspire people and grow understanding about the natural world
  • To encourage individual action for wildlife and the environment
  • To be an effective and efficient organisation