Royal Society of Wildlife Trusts

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

The Royal Society of Wildlife Trusts or RSWT is a registered charity,[1] incorporated by Royal Charter to promote conservation and manage environmental funds. It is based at Newark-on-Trent in Nottinghamshire.

The RSWT was previously known by the names Society for the Promotion of Nature Reserves and Royal Society for Nature Conservation.

The Wildlife Trusts[edit]

Main article: The Wildlife Trusts

RSWT is the umbrella organisation for the 47 independently funded and managed local wildlife trusts in the United Kingdom. As such, the society trades as and is commonly known by the name The Wildlife Trusts.

See The Wildlife Trusts for details of the history of RSWT.

Other activities[edit]

RSWT operates a separate grants unit which administers a number of funds.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]