Landscapes, parks and nature

Forest Lane Park showing pond with wildlife, trees and historic building
Forest Lane Park in Newham.


Restoring Forest Lane Park for people and nature

Newham Council has received initial support for a proposed £1million project to transform Forest Lane Park, a green space in the heart of Newham.

An aerial photo of an archaeological dig in a field
Archeological excavations at Rendlesham. Photo: Suffolk County Council / Jim Pullen.


Rendlesham Revealed: unearthing Anglo-Saxon life in Suffolk

A community archaeology project has made new discoveries in the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of East Anglia with the help of hundreds of volunteers.

Wooden planters containing flowering plants on the platform of a train station.
Planters with flowering plants at Abergavenny train station.


Transport for Wales Green Routes

Transport for Wales (TfW) boosted biodiversity and encouraged wildlife at 25 railway stations and five community sites.

Workers chop down trees overhanging a stretch of overgrown canal
Restoring the Welsh section of the Montgomery canal included removing overhanging trees.


Luronium Futures: preserving rare plants on the Montgomery Canal

The Canal and River Trust’s project improved the condition of the Welsh stretch of the Montgomery Canal which is home to rare British wildlife species.

An oyster in the water
Oysters are being restored to Conwy Bay.


Restoring the habitats of wild oysters in Conwy Bay

ZSL (Zoological Society of London) and Bangor University are restoring native oyster habitats in Conwy Bay to improve marine biodiversity, increase coastal resilience and re-connect people with their coastal heritage.

Two people are stood in front of the new bridge in Faughan Valley woodlands. Next to them is a sign to introduce the woodlands and has the Heritage Fund logo on it.
Northern Ireland Committee Chair Mukesh Sharma with Denise Murphy from The Woodland Trust at the new footbridge, which links Brackfield and Red Brae Woods.


Faughan Valley’s ancient woodlands open to the public

The Woodland Trust project is reconnecting people with the outdoors by using trees and woodlands to build a resilient landscape that’s a haven for wildlife.