Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust is a membership organisation, governed by its Memorandum and Articles of Association. Founded in 1961 The Trust is a registered charity (no. 232580) and a company limited by guarantee (no.708575). More than 27,000 members supports the Trust's work.

Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust is your local partner in a powerful conservation network of 47 Wildlife Trusts; local charities working together to protect the UK's natural heritage. The Trust is managed by a Board of Trustees elected from its membership who provide overall direction for the development of the Trust. On a day-to-day basis the work of the Trust is delivered by a professional team of staff and more than 500 volunteers.