Looking After Nature...

Looking after the wildlife in our communities and the habitats they thrive in is key to a more sustainable planet.

We can all do our little bit in our own back gardens. Take a look through our top tips for some ideas for home, work or school.

Learning about the natural environment is key to inspiring the next generation of conservationists too. Explore our What’s On page for talks, events and more.

Get outside as much as you can, enjoy what we have in this beautiful county and help protect it whenever possible.

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    Get Outdoors

    Encourage a love of nature, save money, burn off some energy and enjoy a change of scenery. We protect what we love. We can only love what we know.

    Get Outdoors
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    Wildlife Trusts

    Join in activities and events, learn more about local wildlife and support the amazing work your local trust carries out.

    Wildlife Trusts
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    Feed the Birds

    Feeding the garden birds at the right time of year can make a huge difference.

    Feed the Birds
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    Put Away the Mower

    Leave an area of grass to grow wild, add some wildflower seeds and watch the wildlife flourish.

    Put Away the Mower
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    Hedgehog Corridors

    Help wildlife travel through your garden by leaving gaps under fences for access.

    Hedgehog Corridors
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    Rot Your Rubbish

    Having a compost pile can support wildlife in your garden. Check out your local master composter to get you started.

    Rot Your Rubbish

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