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Clandon Park fire scaffolding
A gardener on a hydraulic cherry picker trimming the yew hedge behind a statue of Hercules. Powis Castle and Garden, Powys, Wales

Heritage gardening programme launches 

We’ve launched a new Heritage Gardening Programme so that we can offer comprehensive training across all of our gardening roles.

Trees reflected in the lake at Stourhead, Wiltshire, in May.

A positive future for green farming 

Find out about how we're developing a new model for supporting green land management.

Solar panel installation at Bodnant in Wales win energy award

Bodnant ‘modern art’ solar installation wins award 

A solar panel installation at Bodnant Garden in Wales wins us an award.

A Gatekeeper butterfly at Nymans

The State of Nature report 2016 

We've teamed up with over 50 other nature organisations to produce the latest State of Nature report which reveals that over half of UK species have declined over recent decades.

Helen Ghosh

Members to join our Director-General on first ever Q&A phone-in 

We'll be holding live Q&As with our Director-General Helen Ghosh on topics including conservation, heritage and the environment.

View of Seathwaite Valley in Borrowdale, Lake District

Our acquisition of Thorneythwaite Farm 

We acquired more than 300 acres of land at Thorneythwaite Farm in Borrowdale, in the Lake District. Discover how we plan to look after this beautiful landscape for ever, for everyone.

Winners announced at BBC Countryfile Live

A chicory margin at Courthill Farm in West Sussex

The future of our countryside 

We’re calling for major reforms to farming subsidies post-Brexit to stop the damage to the countryside and restore a healthy and beautiful natural environment.