Read the publications and reports below to ‘connect with nature’. Hampshire Wildlife Trust www.hiwwt.org.uk/publications-and-reports.
Towards A Wilder Britain – this 20 page Wildlife Trusts report outlines how a Nature Recovery Network of joined-up habitats could help wildlife and people to thrive, and create a wilder Britain.
What Next for Farming? – a policy briefing by The Wildlife Trusts exploring how we can invest in our natural assets as part of a future policy for land in England.
Homes for People and Wildlife – a Wildlife Trusts report setting out how it’s possible, and necessary, to build housing in a nature-friendly way
State of Nature England 2016 – a report by a coalition of more than 50 leading wildlife charities including assessing the status of wildlife in the UK on land and at sea. See www.rspb.org.uk/our-work/conservation/projects/state-of-nature-reporting.
Tree Charter was published in 2018 with a quote by Chris Packham “Trees provide food, shelter and homes to so many of our native species. That’s why the Tree Charter is so important; by championing trees and calling for protection, it is safeguarding a whole host of animals, insects and birds.”
Peoples Manifesto for Wildlife was published in 2018 with 200 measures designed to save British wildlife. The document, drawn up by Chris Packham with the aid of 17 independent experts and scientists, includes a myriad of actions required to reverse an “ecological apocalypse”.
The State of Hampshire’s Biodiversity The report assesses the condition of the natural environment of Hampshire in 2006 and provides the basis on which to make informed decisions about the future. It is essential reading for those involved in the conservation of biodiversity in Hampshire.