Keen birder Bill Richardson would like to put in a block funding application to provide birdboxes for churches and church partnerships in the Diocese of Gloucester. Worshipping communities can installContinue reading
COP15 – how can we respond to the nature crisis?
Ahead of the COP15 conference on biodiversity, Cate Williams, Environmental Engagement Officer shares how worshipping communities can help to protect wildlife and habitats where they are. COP15 is the fifteenthContinue reading
Cliffords Mesne Counts on Nature
Churches Count on Nature runs from 4 to 12 June. Churches are encouraged to open up their burial grounds to the public so people can appreciate and record the nature they find there.
Get ready for No Mow May
Fancy making a difference for the planet by doing less this May? Plantlife is encouraging churches and households to take part in No Mow May. Lock up your lawnmower onContinue reading
Teen’s talent makes waves in village churchyard
A Cheltenham teenager with a passion for ecology is challenging his church community to make greater efforts for the environment. A quiet time spent reflecting in the churchyard at StContinue reading
Drystone walls returning to former glory
A time capsule put together by children at Down Ampney School has been buried in a dry stone wall during repair work.
Litter picking teen raises £2,000
Teenager Heather Kent from Fairford has cleared 115 bin bags of rubbish from her local area and raised over £2,000 for the Great Western Hospital, in support of Captain TomContinue reading
Grant for gardens buys bird box kits
The Revd Joe Knight, Curate in the Benefice of Newnham, Awre and Blakeney shares what Newnham Church has done with a diocesan wildlife grant. “One the most brilliant and evocativeContinue reading
Wildflowers thriving after diocesan wildlife garden grant
Bourton on the Hill successfully applied for a diocesan wildlife garden grant and are making some big changes with a very small spend so far.
Christians take action to promote biodiversity
From 1 September to 4 October Christians around the world, including from the Church of England, will join together for the Season of Creation, a festival of prayer and communityContinue reading