A sustainable thriving hedgehog population in the UK.


To protect the future and welfare of native British hedgehogs and help people better to understand and respect wildlife through education, conservation and the funding of cutting-edge research focussed on hedgehogs (Erinaceus europaeus).

Mission Statement

  1. To provide advocacy and an expert source of information and advice to the public, businesses, government and other organisations regarding the conservation and welfare of native hedgehogs and their habitats in the British Isles and seek further legal protection of the hedgehog as necessary.
  2. To encourage people to respect hedgehogs and other wildlife by providing  information and supporting educational activities.
  3. To fund research that helps build a better understanding of the British hedgehog population and its sustainability.
  4. To give advice to the public concerning the welfare of wild hedgehogs particularly when injured, sick, treated cruelly, orphaned or facing other challenges.