We offer visitors the opportunity to experience the underground world of a real ironstone mine and to explore the skills, customs and life of the Cleveland miner. It was those miners that helped to make Cleveland the most important ironstone mining district in Victorian and Edwardian Britain.
Middlesbrough Council, the Environment Agency and the Tees Valley Wildlife Trust have joined forces to launch the 3-year Boro Becks Project. Funding has been awarded by the Big Lottery as part of the Access to Nature grants programme administered by Natural England. The Boro Becks project is all about getting people involved in the becks through events and activities, training, practical task days and environmental and access improvements. this project has now been completed
Founded in 1981, the Yorkshire Branch of Butterfly Conservation is one of the largest geographically as the county of Yorkshire measures approximately 150km north to south and 170km east to west.
Durham Wildlife Trust’s purpose is to protect wildlife and promote nature conservation in County Durham, the City of Sunderland and the Boroughs of Gateshead, South Tyneside and Darlington.
Groundwork is a group of charities helping people and organisations make changes in order to create better neighbourhoods, to build skills and job prospects, and to live and work in a greener way.
INCA is a membership organisation which operates in Tees Valley on a not for profit basis. It has over 50 members including most of the major chemical, waste, and power generation businesses in Tees Valley, regulators, conservation organisations, and local authorities.
The web site of Middlesbrough Environment City (MEC). They are a locally based charity – one of only four environment cities in England. The aim of Environment Cities is to demonstrate ways of managing cities and large towns in more sustainable ways – promoting the environment alongside economic regeneration and social needs.
At Nature’s World we aim to provide you with more than just a visit to the uk’s pioneering eco-experience, our plan is to provide you with information, education, ideas and an inspiration for looking after the environment.
The aims of the N.E.G.S. are to broaden the knowledge and interests of its members in any of the aspects of geology – rocks, minerals, fossils and conservation. The N.E.G.S. is affiliated to the Geologists’ Association, therefore members may attend meetings of other societies affiliated to the G.A.
Twelve Wildlife Trusts, located across the East coast of England aim to make the concept of ‘Living Seas’ a reality though a project which will promote protection of the North Sea’s weird and wonderful marine wildlife, from the smallest plankton to the largest whales.
Our mission is to conserve local wildlife, promote nature conservation and provide the means by which everyone can become involved. To conserve the wildlife and natural heritage of Northumberland, Newcastle upon Tyne and North Tyneside. To raise awareness, increase understanding and invoke positive action for wildlife conservation and sustainable living for a broad audience, representative of the social mix of the region. To practise, promote and demonstrate organisational quality and environmental sustainability in all we do.
The Tees Valley Biodiversity Partnership is a partnership of local organisations and people working together to benefit our wildlife. From their website, you can find out about biodiversity in the Tees Valley: what it is; why it’s important and what’s being done to help conserve species and habitats in the area.
By the 1960s, in response to the devastation of our natural habitats, Wildlife Trusts had been formed across the length and breadth of the UK to save our natural heritage for future generations.
Today there are 47 local Wildlife Trusts covering the whole of the UK, and we have more than 800,000 members. We manage thousands of nature reserves and run marine conservation projects around our coast. We advise landowners on wildlife-friendly land management and every year we work with thousands of schools.
Wildlife Watch is the junior branch of The Wildlife Trusts and the UK’s leading environmental action club for kids. If you care about nature and the environment and want to explore your local wildlife – this is the club for YOU!
Try photographing and filming it. That’s what the WildPlaces team has been doing in the North East of England, with great success. Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, the project is designed to give locals a better chance to get to know their urban wildlife and take part in community conservation schemes! So we invite you to get involved!
We are working with Workplace Learning to promote learning in the work place.
Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is a charity that has been working for over 60 years to help Yorkshire’s wildlife. They rely on the support of our members and volunteers to make Yorkshire a better place for wildlife and people.
For environmental jobs including those with the Tees Valley Wildlife Trust visit
ADC Environment Ltd managing Environment Post – online at www.EnvironmentJobs.co.uk AND StopDodo – online at www.EnvironmentJobs.com
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