Wilder Future


Campaign for a #WilderFuture

It's not too late to bring wildlife back

Since the 1970s, more than half of species in the UK have declined, and 15 per cent of species are threatened with extinction. Incredibly the UK is ranked 189 out of 218 countries for its biodiversity. What is happening to our green and pleasant land? We want to reverse this trend by creating more space for nature and encouraging everyone to help wildlife whether they live in the countryside or urban areas. We need your help to make this happen.

Explore how we are creating a #WilderFuture:

Wilder Planning

Government’s planning reforms must address the nature and climate crisis.

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The Wildlife Trusts

Action for Insects

Take action for insects and help tackle this crisis.

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Woodlouse - Chris Lawrence

Creating a Nature Recovery Network

Getting our politicians to deliver for nature is critical. You can help. 

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Four-spotted chaser dragonfly, Somerset Levels - Ross Hoddinott/2020VISION

More ways to help

Take action to help wildlife today - you could volunteer with us, try your hand at gardening for wildlife and lots more.

Towards a Wilder Somerset

We have a vision for Somerset. It is a county teeming with wildlife, valued by everyone. We see landscapes full of flowers, accompanied by a chorus of bird song and buzzing with insects.

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Burrow Mump from Othery, Somerset Levels - Guy Edwardes/2020VISION

family walking through reserve

Family walking through Westhay SWT reserve, Somerset Levels, Somerset, England, UK - Guy Edwardes/2020VISION

Join us

Becoming a member is one of the best ways to support our work protecting wildlife where you live - both on our nature reserves and through our work with other landowners, local communities and schools across the county. 

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