A pioneering project to revive an historic river valley and protect one of the world’s most significant cultural landmarks from the effects of climate change has been given the green light following a £1.4m grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund.
Extreme weather events including one of the hottest years on record has once again had a huge impact on UK wildlife in 2020 – but many species have also seen a boost due to the absence of people as a result of lockdown, the National Trust said.
The National Trust is asking walkers and countryside lovers for help in protecting landscapes and nature after signs that the cumulative effects of winter weather, increased visitor numbers, and social distancing is starting to cause fresh erosion and widening of footpaths at hot spots across England.
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