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Rewilding Britain: 12 tasks giving nature a lift

7. Heal Somerset

A rewilding charity that launched in lockdown not too long ago acquired its first website in Somerset, the place it would create a brand new nature reserve – the primary in a sequence it plans to ascertain in each English county.

The £5.25m website, Heal Somerset, goals to sort out the character and local weather crises, whereas creating new jobs and permitting for meals rising. 

The charity needs to create a nature restoration website in all 48 English counties by 2050, collectively masking nearly 25,000 acres.

“Step one has been to speak by way of our concepts with our neighbours and the local people, take heed to their views and focus on any questions they’ve,” mentioned Jan Stannard, Heal’s co-founder. “Now we have been impressed by the various constructive responses and other people’s enthusiasm.”

Picture: Andy Chilton

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