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Adopt a barn owl, dormouse or holly

You can support wildlife conservation as a gift for friends or family


Hibernating_dormouse_Danny_Green (Homepage Image (136px wide))With their black eyes and golden brown fur, dormice are gorgeous creatures, but they are very rare. Your gift will enable us to give them nest boxes on woodland nature reserves, ideal places to raise their young.

A barn owl

barn owl John HawkinsBarn owl numbers plummeted throughout the UK in the last 70 years of the 20th century. Working with Shropshire Barn Owl Group, we would install nest boxes on suitable nature reserves where there is a plentiful supply of their main prey, field voles, giving them a better chance of breeding success.

A holly

Adopt a hollyThe oldest surviving holly grove in Europe is on the Stiperstones. Cracked, gnarled and windswept, some are thought to be three or four centuries old. Your adoption will help us look after the Hollies nature reserve.

Adoption gift package

For £20 you will receive a personalised gift certificate, a double-sided illustrated A4 factsheet and a photograph of a barn owl or dormouse or a Christmas card of a Stiperstones holly.

To make a wildlife adoption please complete the form below, items marked with a red asterisk are mandatory fields. Once you press continue you will be taken to a follow up page securely hosted by HSBC to enter your card details. The following UK issued cards are accepted online - Mastercard, Maestro, Solo, Visa and Visa Electron. If you wish to use a CAFCard please give us a call as we cannot process these online.

For further information call us on 01743 284280 or contact us by email. If you prefer to send us a cheque, please print off and complete the following form.


Would you like to Gift Aid this donation? You must be a UK taxpayer and must pay an amount of Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax for each year (6 April to 5 April) that is at least equal to the amount of tax that all the charities or Community Amateur Sports Clubs that you donate to will reclaim on your gifts for that tax year. The charity will reclaim 25p of tax on every £1 that you give. For example, on a donation of £20.00, you must be paying at least £5.00 in tax each year to qualify.


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