The calendar has photos taken by members, including this one by Annabelle Studholme of Wainwright's favourite fell Haystacks

The calendar has photos taken by members, including this one by Annabelle Studholme of Wainwright's favourite fell Haystacks

The annual calendar produced by members of the Wainwright Society has gone on sale.

Profits from the 2013 calendar, which features photographs taken by society members, will go to the Cumbria Wildlife Trust.

Line drawings and quotations from the late Alfred Wainwright, famous for his Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells, also adorn pages of the calendar.

Derek Cockell of the Wainwright Society said: “For the past three years, the calendar has completely sold out raising thousands of pounds for our designated charities.”

This year’s beneficiary is the Uplands for Juniper project run by the wildlife trust.

Mr Cockell said: “The Lake District has more extensive stands of juniper than anywhere else in England.

The cover of the 2013 calendar

The cover of the 2013 calendar

“Sadly, a decline in the use and management of juniper in recent years, coupled with reduced seed production of older plants and overgrazing of young saplings has taken its toll on the viability of juniper to continue to flourish in its natural habitat.

“The project aims to survey the 231 identified juniper sites in order to establish the condition and extent of juniper.

“Following the survey practical steps will be taken to improve the condition of existing juniper sites, expand juniper woodland sites and create new stands through planting locally sourced saplings.”

The calendar’s price has been held at £10, including postage and packing and orders can be placed via the Wainwright Society website.

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