Parks and green spaces can be vital homes for ecosystems that support a vast array of both flora and fauna. These spaces are places for kids to discover the natural world around them and for us all to go to listen to birdsong instead of traffic hum.
Nature is all around us and there is so much you can do to help it flourish from protecting habitats to feeding the birds.
One Small Thing
This week we're asking you to head out to your local park and see if you can discover some nature you haven't found before. Perhaps you'll see some new wildflowers blossoming, find some bugs going about their work, or look up to the skies and see birds flying between the trees.
To kick-start our Summer of Parks week on nature, we're celebrating the launch of London as the world's first National Park City!
With London now the world's first National Park City, our Summer of Parks takes a look at four green spaces in the north of the capital which have been rewilded and transformed from industrial sites into havens for nature.
Our latest Summer of Parks spotlight shines of Sandringham Park in Wetherby and the work they are doing to increase biodiversity at the park.
Fields in Trust is an independent charity with over 90 years’ experience protecting parks and green spaces. We work with landowners, community groups and policy makers to champion the value of our parks and green spaces to achieve better protection for their future at both local and national level.
You can donate to support our work to protect, support and champion green spaces for good.
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