Join the fellowship dedicated to wetland conservation, and see how you're making a difference

 If you're already a WWT Patron you can log in to exclusive web area here.

Our lasting commitment 

CROPPED Barnacle Geese at Caerlaverock - WWT / Steve Nicholls

WWT has been working for more than seventy years to save wetlands for some of our planet’s most amazing wildlife. With 3000 hectares of wild wetland in our care, we're now the UK's foremost wetland conservation charity. 

Throught this time, the continued support of our donors has been vital. Whether it's creating wetlands, doing science, or influencing others, there's so much that we need to do. 

By pledging to make an annual gift of £500 or more, the WWT Patrons give us the means and confidence to carry out activities which are absolutely crucial to our conservation work. 


What your support will do

Scientific research is a vital part of our work. Whether it's studying swans on the tundra, or creating reserve management plans underpinned by the latest scientific insights, WWT Patrons help each wetland reserve and conservation project make the highest possible impact for nature .


Inspiring a new generation to value wetlands is a key part of our mission. Each wetland centre receives support from WWT's education team to make the greatest possible difference.


Your support will let nature create amazing experiences at our ten UK reserves - and help us work with policymakers to ensure that more wetlands are created and protected.


Benefits to becoming a WWT Patron

WWT Patrons enjoy a closer relationship with their charity.  To recognise the contribution you're making, there are a number of ways we'll say thank you. 

You'll receive invitations to special events around our centres, and exclusive updates about our conservation activities. You'll meet key WWT conservationists, have unique access to our reserves, and enjoy experiences available only to WWT Patrons.  

Invites to WWT events Updates on the work you've supported Exclusive Patrons' web area


How do I join?

For more information please contact Holly Baynton on 01453 891162 or by email.

To become a Patron, please complete our WWT Patrons gift form making a donation of at least £500. Thank you.


Current WWT Patrons

Our WWT Patrons are listed below. We are immensely grateful to them for supporting our work. 

Ian and Jane Anderson
Michèle Bailey and Ian Davis
Dr John and Mrs Sarah Barney
Anthony and Alison Blackwell
Martin Blakey
Simon and Elaine Brown
Dr Jane Bradbury and Dr Michael Clark
Val Coney and Taff Jones
Peter Day
Hannah Dolding
Melanie Fleischmann
Tony Gale
Edward Giles
Annie and John Harris
Andrew Harrison
Joan Harvey
Anne Hawkins

Mr and Mrs J J Howes
Adam Huttly
Dr and Mrs E Lambert
Mr and Mrs Ben Lundie
Rosemary Mason and Palle Uhd Jepson
Judy Matthews
Roger Miller
Claudine Pendry
David and Gillian Prichard
Keith Roper
Rosemary Sharpe
John Stevenson
Rupert Stocks
Hazel Trapnell
Mo and Ron Warren
Anthony Wassell
Tom Wilde