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With England in a national lockdown, the Government advice is to stay at home. Find information here on how to enjoy the National Park virtually, and how our services are operating during this time.

Enhance – how can you help?

Enhance – how can you help?

There are many ways you, as an individual, a business or community group can get involved to help deliver Outcomes 1 – 4 to enhance the National Park.

Here are some ideas:

  • Support pollinators by planting bee and other pollinator
    friendly plants in your garden.
  • Save water – put a time on your shower, turn off the tap
    when brushing your teeth, use a water butt to water your
  • Volunteer to support biodiversity through wildlife
    monitoring or other tasks.
  • If you don’t have time to volunteer regularly why not take
    part in a micro-volunteering activity.
  • Do a 2 minute litter pick when you go out for a walk.
  • Visit cultural heritage sites across the National Park and
    share what you learn.
  • Support local arts and crafts.
  • Save our dark night skies by turning off your lights or
    installing lights that point down.
  • Take the Lead when out walking your dog – keep them
    on a lead or under control and pick up and take away
    dog poo.

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