The cost of running the Trust’s core
programmes is £30,000 - £35,000 per year. We rely mainly on the support of grant-awarding institutions
and charities, with additional funds coming from private donors and local businesses. We are also
indebted to our magnificent team of enthusiastic volunteers who carry out vital habitat management. If
you would like to support our work please see the sections on donating and volunteering below. By helping the Trust through
these activities you will automatically become one of the 'Friends of
Every pound we raise goes towards the protection of wildlife and enriching the local
environment for public benefit, in accordance with our charitable status.
We are grateful for all donations, however small, both from private
individuals and from businesses. If you would like to contribute, please send a
cheque payable to ‘Kemerton Conservation Trust’ to the Conservation Advisor, John
Clarke, at the address below. Because we are a registered charity we can claim
a tax refund from the government on many donations under the Gift Aid scheme.
If you are an individual paying UK tax and would like us to obtain this benefit, at
no extra cost to you, please print out and complete this simple declaration form and enclose it with your donation.
John Clarke (Conservation Advisor)
Kemerton Conservation Trust
C/O Kemerton Court
Gloucestershire GL20 7HY
Reed planting at Kemerton Lake in 1997
KCT is very lucky to have a growing band of enthusiastic volunteers who
generously give of their time, ranging from a few hours once a year to several hours a
Volunteers do not require any previous experience and there are tasks to
suit all ages and abilities. Most volunteers report a great sense of accomplishment
If you would like to become involved please contact volunteer coordinator
Kate Aubury by email at firstname.lastname@example.org; or the
Conservation Advisor, John Clarke by email at email@example.com; or by post at the
For details of our upcoming Work parties, please see 'News & events'.
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Protection of young orchard saplings - from
Redpoll cows in 'The Lillans' Orchard
Anyone helping the Trust...
...either by volunteering or by making a donation,
will become a member of our new 'Friends of KCT' scheme. Friends will receive a membership
card and be entitled to the following benefits:
at least one Friends event per year - for a list of our
upcoming activities please see 'News & events' [link]
access to the new Arboretum Walk April to October
(sorry, but dogs aren't allowed, even on leads)."
Kemerton Conservation Trust would like to thank our Corporate Sponsors listed below for their valued
contribution to the work we do. If you are interested in becoming a corporate sponsor, please contact
our Support Coordinator, Kate Aubury on firstname.lastname@example.org or 07765 334 776.