National Wildflower Centre
The Centre officially opened in September 2000 to provide
a national focus for the creation of new wildflower habitats which have economic,
environmental and social benefits. Open to visitors 1st April 2001 - 30th
September. Wednesdays to Sundays 11.am to 5.pm.
The trading arm of Landlife, sales of seeds and plants, online shop, wildflower
f.a.q., guide to techniques.
Woodland Wildflowers Project
The aim of the project is to develop an effective strategy for the introduction
of appropriate wildflowers into our woodlands, and involve as many local people
with projects in the enhancement and care of local woodlands. The Project
is a partnership between the 12 Community Forests, the Esmée Fairbairn
Foundation, The Countryside Agency, the Local Heritage Initiative, Nationwide
Building Society, with Landlife at the National Wildflower Centre and thousands
Break New Ground
A Landlife Project funded by the Department of the Environment Food and Rural
Affairs Environment Action Programme to investigate topsoil inversion as a
new technique for forestry, increasing biodiversity and sustainable land management.
The Eden Project
The living theatre of plants and people. Based in Cornwall.
Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Centre
The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center (formerly the National Wildflower
Research Center), was founded in 1982 to educate people about the environmental
necessity, economic value, and natural beauty of native plants. The Wildflower
Center is a non-profit educational organisation headquartered in Austin, Texas,
with links to native plant societies and environmental organisation across
the country and around the world.
Knowsley Metropolitan Borough CouncilSociety
for Ecological Restoration
The Society for Ecological Restoration is an international non-profit organisation
of individuals and organisation who are actively engaged in ecologically-sensitive
repair & management of ecosystems.
English Nature - is the statutory service responsible for looking after England's
variety of wild plants and animals - the country's biodiversity - and its
Court Hey Park
Public park and location of the National Wildflower Centre, local community
group-The Friends of Court Hey Park, events gallery, history of the park and
the Gladstone family.
Merseytravel is the name given to the Merseyside Passenger Transport Authority
and Merseyside Passenger Transport Executive. Merseytravel co-ordinates public
transport on Merseyside and acts in partnership with bus and rail operators
to provide services.
The Mersey Forest
The Mersey Forest is the largest of all 12 Community Forests covering nearly
420 square miles of Merseyside and North Cheshire. The Forest Project is literally
revitalising the region with a programme of tree planting and a mosaic of
landscape improvements. The Forest is not about a continuous expanse of trees
but a variety of habitats including ponds, wildflower meadows, hedgerows,
street trees and it is actively improving our more degraded landscapes too.
A one-stop shop of ecological restoration resources. Including the vital issue
of seed provenance.
Plantlife carries out plant species and habitat conservation, owns and manages
nature reserves, campaigns, and raises awareness through education.
Derbyshire Wildlife Trust
The DWT manage 40 nature reserves covering over 1000 acres of land, including
examples of moorland, limestone dales grassland and wood, gritstone woods,
old gravel workings, disused canal and railway sidings, and coal subsidence
Sefton Park Palmhouse
The restoration of a Grade II listed Victorian glasshouse,
the centrepiece of Sefton Park in South Liverpool.
Royal Horticultural Society
Founded in 1804, the Royal Horticultural Society has grown to be the worlds
leading horticultural organisation. The Society continues with their commitment
to gardeners through inspirational flower shows, gardens, and over 1,000 lectures
and demonstrations making sure they are easy to access throughout the UK.
The Wildlife Trusts partnership is the UKs leading conservation charity
exclusively dedicated to wildlife. Our network of 46 local Wildlife Trusts
and our junior branch, Wildlife Watch, work together to protect wildlife in
towns and the countryside.
An online magazine for those interested in practical habitat creation and
conservation - updated quarterly.
Community Forest Programme
The Community Forest Partnerships work together to deliver a comprehensive
package of urban, economic and social regeneration.