What We Do
NATURE TRUST (MALTA) is active in many areas both locally and internationally…
Site Management and Habitat Restoration
Wied Ghollieqa Nature Reserve
Il-Ballut Nature Reserve
Xrobb L-Ghagin Nature Park
Pembroke Garigue Natura 2000 site
Majjistral Nature Park (Joint with the Heritage Parks Federation)
Marsaxlokk Nature Park
NTM also organises nature visits for schools in its Nature Reserves and other sites in the countryside as well as talks about marine life. NTM is the FEE Malta coordinator running the programmes of EkoSkola (Green Flag), Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE). Learning About Forests (LEAF) , Blue Flag for beaches and marinas, and Green Key for Hotels .
Activities for adults, youths and kids; guided walks, talks, outdoor activities, seminars and more. Discounts on NTM publications
NTM promotes eco-tourism to increase the appreciation of nature and local heritage as an invaluable resource in need of protection. NTM published its own walking guide to the Maltese Islands and collaborates with tour operators for nature walks.
NTM is very active with other Youth organizations in Europe and regularly organises exchanges and seminars.
NTM works closely with WWF (Worldwide Fund for Nature) and YEE (Youth and Environment Europe); is the coordinator of a network of NGOs (South Access for Malta, Cyprus, Croatia & Turkey) and partner of ACCOBAMS (Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans of the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and contiguous Atlantic Area).
Archipelago: a publication focusing on sites of natural interest in Malta
Il-Ballottra: a publication aimed at the younger members
Il-Kampanja: NTM newsletter
Central Mediterranean Naturalist: an annual scientific Journal
Rescue of injured marine turtles and stranded dolphins. NTM has a dedicated 24 hour duty rescue team all professionally trained. Plans for a “wildlife rehabilitation & educational center” are underway. Today the wildlife Rescue team also carries out rescue and rehab of hedgehogs and bats.