We’re passionate about making the countryside a better place for everyone to live, work and enjoy.
We want to connect people to the countryside, wherever they live.
Love the countryside? Want to help us make it even better? Find out how.
Enter our competition to showcase what makes our Somerset countryside special.
We’re calling for 40% more hedgerows by 2050
CPRE and other leading charities create 6 measures to scrutinise the bill
We look forward to working with Mariella
Can you spare 2 minutes to clean up your countryside?
Our new boards give everyone the chance to do a #2minute litterpick
Now our #2minute Litterpick stations are kitted out with new sanitisers
Like trees, the humble hedgerow can store carbon and help slow #ClimateChange.
But while the government has targets for tree-planting, there are none for hedgerows.
Sign the petition to help us change that #40by50
Hedgerows are our largest nature reserve. More than 2000 species depend on UK hedgerows, and planting more could help slow and reverse nature’s decline. Will you sign the petition calling on the government to act? #40by50
Are you 16-25? Do you live in a rural or coastal area? Complete the survey below to share your experiences 🔽 https://twitter.com/CPRE/status/1418168954078498825
Hedgerows are great! They:
🌍 capture and store CO2
🦋 act as wildlife corridors
🌳 give character to our landscapes
🚗 capture pollution
Here's everything you need to know about why we need more hedgerows #40by50 👇 👇 https://www.cpre.org.uk/explainer/an-insiders-guide-to-hedgerows/
Burrow Mump, given to @nationaltrust as a WW2 memorial for quiet reflection.
Now an unauthorised motocross site nearby is causing unbearable noise & environmental damage.
We challenge damaging developments like this in #Somerset every week. Join us https://tinyurl.com/5exb8rer
We need to act to save and restore these
unsung heroes of the countryside.
We need a 40% increase by 2050 at the
latest. This means over 4,000 miles of new
and restored hedgerows per year, starting
Will you tell the government to act? #40by50
Congratulations Mark Lewis - July lottery winner.
Thanks to everyone who supports our work by buying a ticket. Tickets are £12 each and last all year.
#countryside #charity #planning #lottery #fundraising #somerset
photo by Jenny Litten
We've enjoyed sharing our sunsets & here's a sunrise to round things off. #Somerset Levels - pure pleasure in the morning" by Neill McGrath.
We'll share more #photo #competition entries with a different theme soon.
Lots of time to get your entries in https://tinyurl.com/4f75ybxa
Another #sunset from #burnhamonsea. We love the tiny sunset in the camera!
Photo by Mariana Ciolea
#somerset #photography #landscapephotography #Seascape
Summer's back at last! Here's a stunning Stogumber #sunset to celebrate. "Lose yourself among the flowers" by Hannah Schweitzer.
The meadow is raising funds for @st_marg
To enter our #photography competition, visit https://tinyurl.com/4f75ybxa
#meadow #wildflowers #somerset
Baby beavers are back! 😍
Bravo! 👏 👏 👏
A wintry sunset this time - Johnson Park, Yeovil - taken by Chelsea Smalling, age 17. Our competition is open to adults and under 18s and we have a £100 prize for each category
#Somerset #photographytwitter #sunset
We love the colours & moody skies on Lucie McDowell's photo, Quantock's photo - "Nature at its best"
https://tinyurl.com/4f75ybxa to enter our competition
#photography #somerset #quantockhills #horses #ponies #countryside #clouds #sunset @quantockhillsaonb @FrofQuantock
Another #somerset sunset. This one is by Derrick Slater and shows a field in Meare, near #Glastonbury
We're posting sunsets for the next few days. Send us yours & we can keep posting them - and you might win £100! Details at https://tinyurl.com/4f75ybxa
Perfect end to a perfect day by Anna D'Adamo.
#sunset #somerset #photography #competition #naturephotography #burnhamonsea
We're delighted to be part of this incredible team effort! 💪
We've given the government over 208,498 reasons to ensure a better #stateofnature for us and future generations!
Let's hope they've got their listening ears on! 👂 https://twitter.com/WCL_News/status/1412737838303657989
THREAD: Today we publish our six tests for the government’s planning proposals in collaboration with 21 other organisations!
We will use these six tests to scrutinise how the government reacts to its recent planning consultation, which received over 44,000 responses 1/3
This #internationalplasticbagfreeday say no to plastic bags and shop in style with our NEW cotton tote bags. Just £5 inc P&P - proceeds support our work for #Somerset #countryside
#plasticfreejuly @PlasticFreeJuly #plasticfree #plasticpollution
Today, Scotland begins its one-year countdown to an all-in #DepositReturn system.
When is England going to follow @BorisJohnson @DefraGovUK?
With 8bn bottles and cans wasted every year, we can't afford any more delays.
Here's why we need a DRS >>https://www.cpre.org.uk/discover/deposit-return-schemes-explained/