The trust is established for the benefit of the public in the region to:
4.1 maintain, establish, enhance, restore or otherwise protect ecosystems, and sites of botanical, geological, zoological and/or other scientific interest;
4.2 undertake, advance and further the maintenance, conservation and protection of wildlife and its habitats, and places of natural beauty;
4.3 safeguard, promote and enhance the application of sustainable development and the principles of biodiversity conservation for the
protection of the natural environment;
4.4 promote, organise, carry on and encourage study, education and research for the advancement of knowledge in and of the natural
4.5 educate, inform and involve the general public, or any section thereof, and businesses in and on matters relating to wildlife and its habitats and the matters comprised in articles 4.1 to 4.4 (inclusive).