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£5.5bn fund needed to level up access to urban green space as part of UK’s green recovery. Investment would bring an impressive £200 billion in physical health benefits through disease prevention and mental wellbeing and to improve people’s quality of life.As the Prime Minister set out his ambition for the country’s recovery in the West Midlands last week, the National Trust, the Mayor of the West Midlands, Sustrans, Create Streets and local council leaders have written to him urging a £5.5billion commitment to an urban green infrastructure fund to level up access to urban green space as part of his “infrastructure revolution”.
Noticing nature from dawn to duskIt's the longest day of the year on the 20 June 2020, so why not use nature to tell the time? Count the nocturnal bugs, find out if you're a night owl or morning lark and make the most out of those longer summer days by spotting some wildlife and taking some beautiful photos of your favourite green space.
Virtual tea partyTake a look at how we celebrated our 125th anniversary with our virtual tea party. With lots of tea, cake and a very special message from our Director-General, Hilary McGrady and our president, His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, we thank each and everyone of you who have helped support us over the years.
Dawns to brighten your dayWake up with the birds and make the most of those extra hours of morning daylight. Whether it’s learning how to identify birdsong or watching how the golden hour transforms the appearance of your street, there’s plenty of reasons to fall in love with the morning again.
National Trust leader calls for urgent support for nature and wildlife sectors and a ‘green, not grey’ recoveryThe National Trust is today urging the Government to ensure its recovery plans support a greener economy, don’t sacrifice environmental progress and ensure more people have better access to nature-rich green space.
Take part in the 'No Mow May' challengeIf you let the flowers bloom on your lawn you’re helping to provide a vital source of nectar for bees and other insects. That’s why we’re encouraging you to take part in Plantlife’s No Mow May campaign, and make your very own 'scaremow'. Are you ready to help wildlife by taking on this special challenge?