Local Wildlife

Pickering Hedgehog Rescue
Pickering Hedgehog Rescue are a small voluntary group dedicated to helping wild hedgehogs, providing care and treatment on site and by educating the community about the needs of these special animals.
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Wildlife Friendly Pickering

Wildlife Friendly Pickering is a group of local people looking to turn Pickering into the second Wildlife Friendly Town, raise awareness and help to conserve British Wildlife.

Contact email: wildlifefriendlypickering@gmail.com

Facebook Group

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Toad Patrols

A Toad Patrol is a group of volunteers who monitor a stretch of road that toads have to cross to reach their breeding pond in the spring. First of all, you need to find your nearest toad crossing. Find your closest toad patrol

Whitby Wildlife Sanctuary

Whitby Wildlife Sanctuary take in close to 6000 rescues a year with a team of over 170 dedicated volunteers. They have some useful links about how to protect wild animals, and what to do if you find an injured animal or bird – see here