Other schemes include rewilding a village and transforming an ex-golf course into an urban bee and butterfly oasis.
The Wildlife Trusts coalition has unveiled the new projects across England and Wales, that also include rewilding a village and transforming a 42-acre ex-golf course into an urban bee and butterfly oasis.
The effort to boost the recovery of nature, to reverse declines over recent decades, is backed by naturalist Sir David Attenborough, who said that “if given a chance – nature is capable of extraordinary recovery”.
“The Wildlife Trusts’ campaign to secure 30% of our land and sea for nature’s recovery by 2030 offers us the vision and level of ambition that is urgently needed to reverse the loss of nature, and so improve all our lives.”
Sir David warned: “We are facing a global extinction crisis which has implications for every one of us.
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