Land & landscape

We look after 250,000 hectares of countryside and more than 775 miles of coastline, keeping them accessible for future generations

Great Landgale in the Lake District, Cumbria
Man chopping a tree with a chainsaw

What do rangers do in winter? 

Winter is a time when much of our wildlife is dormant. It’s also when many of our rangers are at their busiest, carrying out vital conservation work.

Dee Gathorne-Hardy, our area ranger at Ickworth, Suffolk

Inspired by trees at Ickworth 

Dee Gathorne-Hardy's love of trees began in the tropical climes of Malaysia. Today he works with other rangers and volunteers managing the woodland in the grounds of this 18th century mansion. They use woodchip to power the estate's biomass boiler.

New markets for land and nature

Find out more about how Natural Infrastructure Schemes could pay for a better environment.

A view of flooded fields from Glastonbury Tor, Somerset

Living with change - managing water and flooding 

We examine the ways climate change has impacted on the north coast of Somerset, and how we're responding.

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