NatureSpot is a Leicestershire based registered charity (1138852), established in 2009 with the aim of promoting the wildlife and wild places of Leicestershire and Rutland and helping to increase public awareness of, and interest in, local biodiversity. It is entirely run by committed volunteers. Our aims are:
To help the public to identify local wildlife and to learn about the natural environment
To create, with public participation, an online showcase of the wildlife and wild places of Leicestershire and Rutland
To encourage and facilitate wildlife recording
NatureSpot is a company limited by guarantee and has a Board of Trustees comprising local naturalists and conservation professionals. We are also supported by experts and professionals such as the County Recorders and officers of the Leicestershire and Rutland Environmental Records Centre (LRERC), Leicestershire County Council, Leicester City Council and the Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust.
We are funded by grants and donations.