The wildlife trusts consists of 46 individual charities covering the whole of the UK. Each trust has their own marketing and can produce their own badges if they choose. Some trusts have produced sets with others just having their logo.
Wildlife trusts also have nationwide or shared projects, such as Magnificent Meadows, which sometimes have badges associated to them as well as events like Birdfair.
Alderney Wildlife Trust
The Alderney Wildlife Trust (AWT) came into existence as the newest member of The Wildlife Trusts in May 2002 and only the second member not to be situated within the UK. They are only wildlife organisation working to preserve Alderney's stunning natural heritage and sustain it for future generations.
Gannet and Puffin badges are given with adoption packs:
The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire & Northamptonshire
The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire & Northamptonshire care for the wildlife and countryside in their three counties. They manage over 100 nature reserves, 9 Living Landscapes and are supported by over 36,000 members.
Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust
The Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire (BBOWT) currently has about 54,000 members and 1,400 active volunteers. They have 88 nature reserves spanning more than 2,500 hectares.
Cumbria Wildlife Trust
With over 40 nature reserves across Cumbria and the Lake District, Cumbria WT are the largest organisation in the area. These reserves cover a wide range of habitats which support important species.
Derbyshire Wildlife Trust
They manage 43 nature reserves and work to promote and care for the natural environment and raise awareness of wildlife issues across Derbyshire and beyond.
Although not strictly a pin badge you can purchase this homemade 3D badger badge to support their campaign to end the badger cull.
Dorset Wildlife Trust
Dorset Wildlife Trust is the largest conservation charity in Dorset with over 25,000 members. They are committed to ensuring that there is a secure future for Dorset’s nature and its distinctive wildlife.
Durham Wildlife Trust
Durham WT manages nature reserves, delivers conservation projects to protect Durham’s wildlife and provides education and volunteering opportunities for thousands of people every year. Two limited edition pins produced for their 'Pony Appeal', to bring a herd of Exmoor ponies to Durham and a Low Barns Appeal pin badge. Gold logo only available for 10 year members.
Durham WT Logo Pin
Gold Logo for 10 Year Members
Limited Edition Pony Appeal Pin
Essex Wildlife Trust
Essex WT has the largest set, currently over 40 designs with backing cards. These are found in donation boxes at reserve visitor centres but not currently available online.
Click here or the logo to be taken to the Essex page.
Herefordshire Wildlife Trust
The Trust covers the county of Herefordshire and works closely with neighbouring Wildlife Trusts in England and Wales. The Trust is supported by over 3000 local members and manages 54 nature reserves.
Originally 'Nature Trust' before rebranding to 'Wildlife Trust'
Small old style logo pin
Artist owl design - Button badge
Kent Wildlife Trust
Founded in 1958, Kent Wildlife Trust is the leading conservation organisation covering the whole of Kent and Medway, dedicated to protecting wildlife and wild habitats for everyone. They currently have 61 nature reserves.
Lancashire Wildlife Trust
The Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside is a local wildlife charity, working to protect wildlife and nature for the future in the area. They manage 50 nature reserves for the benefit of nature.
LRWT main aim is to protect and enhance the wildlife and wild places of Leicestershire and Rutland and to engage people with nature. They have an osprey series and logo pin.
Not yet available online.
Further LRWT information here - http://www.lrwt.org.uk/
Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust
Due to popular demand LRWT re-released No. 1 in the series in 2017.
London Wildlife Trust
London Wildlife Trust is the only charity dedicated solely to protecting the capital's wildlife and wild spaces, engaging London's diverse communities through access to our nature reserves, campaigning, volunteering and outdoor learning.
Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust
Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust is one of the oldest trusts, having been founded in 1948. The Trust covers the whole of the historic county of Lincolnshire - from the Humber to the Wash. They celebrated their 60th anniversary in 2009.
Manx Wildlife Trust is the leading nature conservation charity in the Isle of Man, caring for land, sea and fresh water environments.
Manx Wildlife Trust
The little tern pin badge was cast in recognition of their 40th anniversary and can be bought from their shop on the IOM.
Logo Pin can be obtained through membership:
Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust
MontWT also have osprey themed badges as part of their Difi Osprey Project.
Dyfi osprey badges can be bought here:
Norfolk Wildlife Trust
Norfolk Wildlife Trust is the oldest Wildlife Trust in the country. The purchase of 400 acres of marsh at Cley on the north Norfolk coast in 1926 provided a blueprint for nature conservation which has now been replicated across the UK.
Norfolk WT Logo Standard
Norfolk WT Logo Gold
Norfolk WT 90th Anniversay
North Wales Wildlife Trust
They are the only local organisation dedicated to conserving all habitats and species across North Wales for the enjoyment of people and the benefit of wildlife. Founded in 1963 they now have over 4,000 members and 35 nature reserves.
Northumberland Wildlife Trust
Northumberland Wildlife Trust was founded in 1971 to protect wildlife and promote nature conservation within Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland.
Limited edition osprey pin badge can be claimed if you donate £10 or more to the Kielder Ospreys Project. More information here:
Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust
Nottinghamshire WT is the leading conservation organisation charity in the county. With over 60 nature reserves they project a rang of habitats, from wildflower meadows to ancient woodland.
Somerset Wildlife Trust
Somerset Wildlife Trust (formally Somerset Trust for Nature Conservation) manages 1700 acres of nature reserves from the support of 18,000 members.
Otter badge for their 2017 'Routes to the River Tone' project.
Staffordshire Wildlife Trust
Founded in 1969, Staffordshire Wildlife Trust is the county's leading nature conservation charity. We have around 50 members of staff, who are guided by a board of trustees. They have 27 nature reserves covering over 3,500 acres.
Suffolk Wildlife Trust
Suffolk Wildlife Trust (SWT) is the only organisation dedicated wholly to safeguarding Suffolk's wildlife and countryside. They manage 60 reserves, 9 of them are Ramsar internationally important wetland sites and 31 are Sites of Special Scientific Interest.
Surrey Wildlife Trust
Surrey Wildlife Trust manage almost 8000 hectares of land in Surrey (5% of the county) with wildlife in mind and for the enjoyment of local people.
Pin badge only given to members after 10 years with them: https://www.surreywildlifetrust.org/
Sussex Wildlife Trust
Sussex Wildlife Trust manage over 30 nature reserves of varying sizes. They focus on the long term protection of wildlife through research, events, courses and actively engaging with policymakers.
Visit the trust: https://sussexwildlifetrust.org.uk/
Northern Ireland's largest conservation charity, Ulster Wildlife (formerly called Ulster Wildlife Trust) has been a champion of the local environment for over 30 years. Ulster Wildlife has over 12,000 members.
Visit the trust website: https://www.ulsterwildlife.org/
Wildlife Trusts Wales
Wildlife Trusts Wales believe passionately that wildlife and natural processes need to have space to thrive, beyond designated nature reserves and other protected sites. They work in partnership with the five local Wildlife Trusts in Wales: North Wales, Montgomeryshire, Radnorshire, Gwent, and South and West Wales.
More info can be found here: http://www.wtwales.org/
The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales
WTSWW covers Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and the old County of Glamorgan, this includes half of Wales's coastline. With almost 90 nature reserves they manage a vast range of habitats, supporting countless species.
You can get your puffin badge by adopting a puffin. The money raised will help their work on Skomer and Skokholm Islands.
WKWT had 4 original badges each funding different projects such as badger vaccines and peregrine watch. These can be ordered from their website or from donation boxes in Warwickshire. 5 new designs were added August 2016 and 3 more November 2017. Link below.
Warwickshire Wildlife Trust
Their current range can be ordered from their website:
Wiltshire Wildlife Trust
Wiltshire Wildlife Trust was set up in 1962 to take action to protect the natural environment and work to create a sustainable future for wildlife and people. They are the only organisation in Wiltshire which is concerned with all aspects of the environment.
Pin badge can be purchased from their online shop:
Worcestershire Wildlife Trust
Silver Logo - 20 Year Members
Gold Logo - Wildlife Heroes Campaign
Worcestershire Wildlife Trust manages over 75 nature reserves including woods, heaths, pools, marshes and meadows from the support of some 20,000 members. Two pin badges are given out to long standing members and 'Wildlife Heroes'.
Yorkshire Wildlife Trust
Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is a local charity working to protect and conserve Yorkshire's wild places and wildlife for all to enjoy. They care for over 97 nature reserves in Yorkshire including iconic sites such as Spurn National Nature Reserve, Staveley Nature Reserve, Potteric Carr and Flamborough Cliffs.
The following 4 designs are available in boxes around Spurn: