Love Parks Week and why it matters to the National Trust

As it is Love Parks Week, Keep Britain Tidy’s 7-day celebration of the nation’s wonderful everyday green spaces, we want to give you a glimpse into why parks are important to the National Trust and what we have been doing over the past year to help secure parks for future generations. While the National Trust…

Farming with nature – a farmer’s perspective

A couple of weeks ago farmer David Corrie-Close wowed an audience of politicians, fellow farmers and NGOs with the inspirational story of his and his wife Bekka’s commitment to farming with nature. Here David shares more about their experiences. When I was asked to speak at the Farmers’ Market event at Westminster in June, I…

Statues: Goats vs… Women?

Heritage Open Days launches this evening – counting down to two weekends in September when thousands of events all over England celebrate our fantastic history and culture. In this blog the creative team at Non Zero One tell us more about their fab project put her forward and redressing the balance of women vs goats……

Preserving and enhancing natural capital post-Brexit

Patrick Begg, our Outdoors and Natural Resources Director is discussing next steps for UK agriculture policy at the Westminster Food & Nutrition Forum Keynote Seminar today. Patrick gave a speech on the benefits of a natural capital approach – you can find his entire speech below. Good morning.  I want to spend a few minutes…

Politicians turn out in force to support farming for nature

Last night over 50 politicians joined more than 35 farmers and representatives from over 20 NGOs to celebrate sustainable farming across the UK at a farmers’ market held in Parliament.  With the Agriculture Bill expected in the House of Commons this month, there was no better time to demonstrate the growing cross-sector consensus on the…