Gordon Beningfield Memorial Farm embodies Dorset Dream of wildlife-friendly farming

Babers Farm in Marshwood, Dorset, was this week unveiled as the Gordon Beningfield Memorial Farm in celebration of the late great artist’s life and vision of the Dorset Dream. Read more

Meet River the 18-month-old Labrador at the forefront of waterlife conservation in East Anglia

Waterlife Recovery East, the partnership working to protect vulnerable water wildlife in East Anglia, welcomed their latest recruit this month – River, the 18-month-old Labrador retriever. Read more

How nature can improve your wellbeing

Nature has a positive impact on mental health, here our expert explains how to get the best benefit from it. Read more

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Report August 2021

The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), published on Monday, establishes an unequivocal link between humanity and climate change. Read more

A successful night for Moths

A record 150 moths of 30 species were found in the moth trap at Bere Marsh Farm on Thursday 22 July 2021. Read more

Trustee Statement 8 June 2021

An update from the CRT Trustees regarding governance of the charity. Read more

An update from CRT Trustees 30 April 2021

An update from CRT Trustees 30 April 2021 Read more

Garfield Weston Foundation gives grant to kick-start our new Volunteer Programme

Countryside Restoration Trust has received a grant of £20000 to create a brand-new Volunteer Programme. Read more

New Year, New staff

A positive start to the year comes in two new, enthusiastic members to the staff team! Read more

The East-West Railway route that could devastate wildlife

The East-West Railway route that could run right through Westfield and Lark Rise Farm in Cambridgeshire. The plans could 'devastate' the farm and undo 27 years of work to build a sustainable habitat for British wildlife. Read more

16th Century sluices given a new lease of life

A project to conserve all four of the remaining Rowland Vaughan's post-medieval sluices on Turnastone Farm has been completed despite complications caused by flooding and COVID-19 restrictions. Read more

'It's The Most Wonderful Time of The Year…'  for planting more hedges

More hedges have been planted on two of our properties to restore habitats for wildlife. Read about what the volunteers on Pierrepont Farm and Mayfields Farm have been up to - despite the winter weather! Read more