What is Nextdoor Nature?
Nextdoor Nature is bringing communities together to help nature flourish where they live and work!
Thanks to £5million funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund, Nextdoor Nature will provide people with the advice and support they need to help nature on their doorstep, and leave a lasting natural legacy in honour of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.
Every one of us can make a difference to bring back nature and tackle climate change, by taking small actions that add up to big changes, but some of us just need a little bit of help to get started. Nextdoor Nature will be encouraging communities, including minority communities and people with disabilities, to get involved with transformational micro-projects to help nature thrive and make the places where they live, work and visit greener - so that everyone can benefit.
These fantastic projects could include:
- Supporting teachers to embrace outdoor learning, giving children the chance to learn in and about nature;
- Empowering people to create wilder, green places on their doorsteps, helping nature to thrive; and
- Supporting young people to develop the skills they need to act as environmental champions in their local areas.
We can achieve incredible things when we work together!President of The Wildlife Trusts