By joining us as a member you can support your local wildlife, get involved with activities and events, and become part of a growing community of like-minded people securing the future of wildlife in Birmingham and the Black Country.
Did you know?
by joining The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country you can help secure the future of wildlife, habitats, the precious green spaces and water courses of our unique urban area for you and your family to enjoy for years to come.
All of our members help us secure the future of wildlife in our unique urban area at the heart of the UK. With your support we can:
And you will help us...
- Protect valuable spaces for wildlife for future generations
- Manage our nature reserves across Birmingham and the Black Country
- Work with landowners to manage their land for wildlife
- Provide essential advice to planners and developers to protect and improve our natural spaces
- Encourage and inspire people to take action for their local wildlife
- Provide opportunities for adults and children to connect with nature where they live and work
- Make Birmingham and the Black Country a great place to live for people and for wildlife.
Your membership card is your passport to over 2,300 Wildlife Trust nature reserves across the UK.
We have lots of different options for membership so find the best one for you below. Please do talk to us if you have any questions on 121 454 1199. Thank you.
Choose the right membership for you.
Individual Membership: Love the great outdoors? Want all the latest news on wildlife, conservation, events and wild spaces? Then individual membership is for you.
- Gorgeous Wildlife magazine keeping you up to date with Birmingham and Black Country wildlife news (three times a year).
- A Welcome to Wildlife guide to the best local sites to go out and see wildlife in our urban area.
- Four member only events per year. These can be fun events for all the family or an opportunity to learn a new skill.
- Priority booking for other events and 10% discount on paid events
- Exclusive offers with our partners including Vine House Farm and Cotswold Outdoor
Joint membership: Even better, share your wild adventures with a loved one with our joint membership.
You get all of the above benefits and your membership card will get you both in to nature reserves across the country as well as all of those in Birmingham and the Black Country.
Family membership: Explore the great outdoors together with a fun filled family membership. Adults receive all of the above and your little wildlife explorers get:
- A Wildlife Watcher's Handbook
- A poster bursting with amazing animals
- A sheet of fantastic wildlife stickers
- A Wildlife Watcher badge
- Four Wildlife Watchers magazines a year packed full with tips, competitions, wildlife information and posters.
- Family member only events and wild encounters.
- Wildlife Watcher welcome pack including a watchers handbook, an official wildlife watchers badge, stickers and a spotters poster.
Wildlife Watchers can earn special awards by taking part in The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country events.
Wild Schools Network: your pupils and teachers will love learning outside feeling healthier and happier with our schools membership.
- Wildlife magazine three times per year
- Natural World three times per year.
- Wildlife Watchers magazine four times a year.
- Link four times a year. Our magazine for educators including resources and lesson plans.
- One assembly on a wildlife related topic delivered by one of our educators.
- Our top ten ‘how to’ tips for creating a wild school including ideas for engaging pupils with nature and developing school grounds.
- Wild Schools Network certificate.
- Your school name in our annual review and on our website.
- 10 percent discount on our other education services including forest schools sessions, River Rangers, after school clubs or bespoke events for your pupils.
- Option to take out joint membership with the Wildlife Watch resource box which includes all the materials you need to run outdoor groups. Membership of both together costs £300 (saving £45 per year)
Corporate Membership: Why keep the amazing world of nature to yourself? Share with your employees to boost morale, increase productivity and improve the environment for your employees and customers.
We work with many corporate partners who share our values and want to give something back to their local communities and local area.
As a Corporate Member you will receive:
- Company name and logo on our website receiving thousands of hits each month
- Company name and logo in our annual report circulated to our 10,000 members
- Article in our Wildlife magazine welcoming you as a corporate member
- A certificate for display in your building as a corporate member
- 10% discount on a volunteering day for up to 8 people
- Four copies of Wildlife magazine three times per year from The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country including events, activities and seasonal local wildlife information.
- One lunch time talk to staff and/or customers from WTBBC staff member about the Trust, our work and how being a corporate member helps us achieve shared goals