- Bristol City Councils commitment to nature's recovery being tested!, avonwildlifetrust.org.uk (Sep 01, 2023)
Community action projects[edit | edit source]
- Rewilding projects which have community involvement.
- Postcode gardeners, How hiring a postcode gardener can bring nature back to your street, /experiments.friendsoftheearth.uk
Events[edit | edit source]
- Jan 27 - 29, 2023 (Fri - Sun) Big Garden Birdwatch
- Apr 21 - 24, 2023 (Fri - Mon) Good to Grow Day
- Jul 01, 2023 (Sat) National Meadows Day, meadows.plantlife.org.uk
Citizens data initiative[edit | edit source]
England biodiversity indicators, National Statistics, GOV.UK
Nature's Calendar, Woodland Trust site to help see the effects of global warming on Nature's Calendar
Maps[edit | edit source]
- B-Lines, regional maps from buglife.org.uk, added 17:00, 17 May 2022 (UTC)
- Magic, geographic information about the natural environment from across government.
Other resources[edit | edit source]
- Take action for nature in your community, information from the RSPB, rspb.org.uk, added 15:37, 20 March 2023 (UTC)
- Countryside Survey, 2007
- Environment Agency, information from GOV.UK. Non-departmental public body, sponsored by the United Kingdom government's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), with responsibilities relating to the protection and enhancement of the environment in England W
- How to include wildlife in Neighbourhood Plans, sussexwildlifetrust.org.uk
- Natural England, information from GOV.UK. Non-departmental public body of the UK government responsible for ensuring that England's natural environment, including its land, flora and fauna, freshwater and marine environments, geology and soils, are protected and improved. It also has a responsibility to help people enjoy, understand and access the natural environment. W
- Wild About Gardens
Research[edit | edit source]
- Climate change-biodiversity interactions, Research Briefing, Feb 27, 2020 added 08:43, 16 April 2021 (UTC)
- Centre for Ecology and Hydrology W, United Kingdom's Centre of Excellence for integrated research in hydrology, terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems and their interaction with the atmosphere.
Video[edit | edit source]
Peoples Plan for Nature[edit | edit source]
- The People’s Plan For Nature has finally landed - seeking a “Union” of forces, to ensure nature is at the heart of all policy, The Daily Alternative (Mar 25, 2023)
- People’s Plan for Nature arrives, saveourwildisles.org.uk (Mar 23, 2023) — A world-first, a plan created for the people, by the people of the UK – a vision for the future of nature, and the actions we must all take to protect and renew it.
The article below (to date, March 29, 2023) is mostly a summary and outline of the process by which the plan came about. To support the plan, and add your voice, go to the participation sections of saveourwildisles.org.uk. Their 'Take action' menu for example, leads to a section on "In Your Community"...
"unique collaboration with the UK public to protect and restore nature in the UK"
The National Trust, the RSPB and WWF are (September 2022) launching the People's Plan for Nature, inviting the nation to have its say on how the UK solves the ongoing nature crisis. Through both a UK-wide conversation and the UK's first ever citizens' assembly for nature, the charities are inviting people to share their ideas and together develop a set of public demands to tackle the nature crisis.
Nature recovery network[edit | edit source]
- Nature Recovery Network, Policy paper, Updated 11 November 2020 gov.uk
- Nature Recovery Network, wildlifetrusts.org
National nature reserves in England[edit | edit source]
National nature reserves in England are designated by Natural England as key places for wildlife and natural features in England. They were established to protect the most significant areas of habitat and of geological formations. NNRs are managed on behalf of the nation, many by Natural England itself, but also by non-governmental organisations, including the members of The Wildlife Trusts partnership, the National Trust, and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.
There are 229 NNRs in England covering 939 square kilometres (363 square miles). Often they contain rare species or nationally important species of plants, insects, butterflies, birds, mammals, etc.
Campaigns[edit | edit source]
- Save Our Wild Isles, joint campaign by the National Trust, the RSPB and WWF, added 15:47, 20 March 2023 (UTC)
- Save our roadside flowers, littlegreenspace.org.uk
See also[edit | edit source]
local information can be found, or shared, via our many UK location pages
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- Amphibian and Reptile Groups of the UK
- Animal Aid, animal rights organisation. The group campaigns peacefully against all forms of animal abuse - including the consumption of animals as food and their use for medical research - and promotes a cruelty-free lifestyle. It also investigates and exposes animal cruelty. W
- Bat Conservation Trust W
- British Trust for Ornithology W
- Buglife, British based nature conservation charity headquartered in Cambridgeshire, England with additional offices in Scotland and South West England. Its aim is to prevent invertebrate extinctions and to maintain sustainable populations of invertebrates in the United Kingdom. W
- Bumblebee Conservation Trust, organisation that makes efforts to conserve bumblebees and their habitat. W
- Butterfly Conservation W
- The Conservation Volunteers, organisation that works to facilitate environmental conservation through practical tasks undertaken by volunteers W
- Flora locale
- Freshwater Habitats Trust
- Interactive map of designations in England from sketchmap.co.uk, including National Nature Reserves boundaries (select 'Nature Reserves' in UK map layers)
- England's National Nature Reserves by region
- Orchard Network
- Plantlife, wild plant conservation charity W
- Wildlife and Countryside Link brings together voluntary organizations in the UK to protect and enhance wildlife, landscape and the marine environment and to further the quiet enjoyment and appreciation of the countryside. Link currently has 40 members who collectively have the help of 170,000 volunteers, employ 9,600 full-time staff, and claim the support of over 8 million people in the UK. W
- National Nature Service, added 15:43, 3 October 2020 (UTC)
- The Wildlife Trusts, organisation made up of 47 local Wildlife Trusts in the United Kingdom plus the Isle of Man and Alderney, who, between them, look after around 2,300 nature reserves covering more than 90,000 hectares. As of 2011 they have a combined membership of over 800,000 members. W