Publications and reports
Our experts collect, analyse and publish information and evidence to influence decision-makers to safeguard and restore wildlife - both locally in our two counties and nationally too.
We collect data on the ground and analyse it to help create a better environment for wildlife. Read our most recent reports here:
National Water Vole Database and Mapping report - we led on collating and mapping data from across the country about water volses. Our analysis showed that over ten years to 2017 water vole distribution declined dramatically by 30% across England and Wales. Read the report or more about our work to protect water voles.
National reports from The Wildlife Trusts
Nationally The Wildlife Trusts are working together to make the case for nature and secure policies and legislation of importance across the country. This includes campaigning for new marine protections and better farming policy. Read more in our most recent reports:
Towards A Wilder Britain - this 20 page Wildlife Trusts report outlines how a Nature Recovery Network of joined-up habitats could help wildlife and people to thrive, and create a wilder Britain.
What Next for Farming? - a policy briefing by The Wildlife Trusts exploring how we can invest in our natural assets as part of a future policy for land in England
Homes for People and Wildlife - a Wildlife Trusts report setting out how it's possible, and necessary, to build housing in a nature-friendly way
News from our campaigns
Hayling Island beach clean up by Southern Co-op a success
Five beaches are being overhauled as part of a series of beach cleans across the south during Co-operatives Fortnight
Wildlife Trust welcomes news on threatened Alton meadow
We've welcomed the news that a developer must conduct a full environmental study if they intend to build on a wildlife-rich meadow…
Communities urged to join Wave of support for new Solent wildlife protections
The Wildlife Trusts are urging people who care about wildlife in our seas to join a Wave of Support for a ‘blue belt’ of protections…