With COP26, the South Downs National Park is launching a search to find spaces for nature to thrive – to help with biodiversity and tackling climate change in the South East of England.
This “Call for Nature Sites” is part of their bid (ReNature) to create an extra 13,000 hectares of new habitat for wildlife. Farmers, land managers, communities and conservation groups are being invited to put forward possible sites where new habitat could be created – proposals of any size or scale will be considered.
ReNature is a campaign that aims to raise £100m over the next 10 years to create an extra 13,000 hectares of habitat where plants and animals can thrive. It is being spearheaded by the South Downs National Park Authority and the South Downs National Park Trust. The South Downs National Park currently has 25 per cent of the land managed for nature.
Landowners and land managers can find out more about the Call for Nature Sites and download a form to make an expression of interest by visiting: www.southdowns.gov.uk/CallForNatureSites