Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) Vixen in the Snow during winter, Cannock Chase, Staffordshire - Danny Green/2020VISION

Have a wilder Christmas

Put wildlife on your Christmas list

Whether you celebrate a big family Christmas, or you just give out a few cards to your friends and neighbours to wish them a happy time, here are some quick tips for a greener, wildlife-friendly Christmas! Don't forget to take time for yourself to enjoy nature this festive season. Step outside, smell the crisp fresh air, and wonder at the beauty of the nature on your doorstep. 


©Mark Hamblin/2020VISION

Create a Christmas fund for Wildlife

Asking for donations to Somerset Wildlife Trust in your name through Facebook or JustGiving, instead of receiving gifts and cards that you may not even need, will make a huge difference to nature’s recovery in Somerset! 

Create your Just Giving fund
View south over the Somerset Levels from Walton Hill

View south over the Somerset Levels from Walton Hill on a misty winter evening with snow on the ground. View includes Butleigh Moor, King's Sedge Moor, Somerton Moor, Street Moor, Low Ham Moor, Walton Moor, Compton Dundon Moor, Pitney Moor, Huish Moor and Greylake. Photo: Guy Edwardes/2020VISION

Christmas shop

Prepare for the winter season and the year ahead - every gift supports Somerset's wildlife

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Donate the cost of cards and stamps this year and use our wildlife Christmas e-cards.

Send your ecards

Fancy a challenge?

From a festive quiz, challenges to set yourself at home this season, to signing up for an exciting event in 2024, we've got you covered!  

Grey Partridge on a furrowed field

Grey Partridge (perdix perdix) on furrowed field. Photo: David Tipling/2020VISION

Test your festive nature knowledge!

Answer 5 questions to find out how much of a nature expert you are!

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Chaffinch male

©Bob Coyle

Join us for 12 Days Wild!

12 Days Wild is our festive nature challenge, encouraging you to do one wild thing a day from the 25th December to the 5th January. 

Join us!
Owl running along a log with a determined expresssions

Credit: Margaret Holland

Challenge yourself in 2024

Chat to us about fundraising as part of your New Year's resolutions and raise vital funds for Somerset Wildlife Trust!

Challenge yourself in 2024

Still have Christmas shopping to do?

Why not raise funds for free as you shop online? By doing your Christmas grocery and gift shopping online, or booking accommodation, holidays and restaurants, you can be raising money for Somerset Wildlife Trust at no cost to you. You can raise the most by switching utility providers, or booking travel!
Here are the links to get you started...

Easy Fundraising Give as you Live

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