Board Members

  • Warwickshire Wildlife Trust

    Lead Partner

  • Warwickshire County Council

    We are working with Warwickshire County Council to improve access and interpretation at Ryton Pools Country Park.

  • Warwick District Council

    We are working with Warwick District Council to enhance areas of Lillington and increase tree cover.

  • Coventry City Council

    We are working with Coventry City Council to improve woodlands, grasslands and veteran trees in Caludon Castle Park, Willenhall and Coombe Country Park.

  • Rugby Borough Council

    We will be working with Rugby Borough Council to improve wildflower grasslands and other habitats in local green spaces, the Great Central Walk and Diamond Jubilee Wood.

  • Natural England

    We are working with Natural England to ensure best habitat management practice.

  • Friends of Brandon Wood (FoBW)

    We are assisting FoBW in their ongoing efforts to manage Brandon Wood for people and wildlife.

Wider Partnership

  • People's Trust for Endangered Species (PTES)

    We worked with PTES to reintroduce the endangered hazel dormouse into Dunsmore woodlands and continue to monitor them with their support.

  • Zoological Society of London (ZSL)

    ZSL work with us to safeguard the health and welfare of introduced dormice.

  • The Forestry Commission

  • Warwickshire Geology Group

  • Warwickshire Mammal Group

    Warwickshire Mammal Group is a committed group of expert volunteers that has enabled the scheme to reintroduce and monitor dormouse populations.


  • National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF)

    In 2016 the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) awarded over £1 million to the Dunsmore Living Landscape Scheme.

  • WREN

    In 2017 WREN awarded the Dunsmore Scheme £37,147 to improve access from Ryton Pools Country Park to, and around, Ryton Wood and Wappenbury Wood.