Charity buys Somerset land in bid to open 48 nature reserves
By Chris Kelly & PA Media
A rewilding charity has bought 460 acres of land in Somerset to help create the first of a series of nature reserves in every English county.
The charity Heal, which launched at the start of the pandemic, said the 5.25m site near Bruton will aim to tackle the nature and climate crises.
It hopes the site will become a blueprint for a similar site in each of the 48 English counties by 2050.
Ideas for the site include food growing areas and a community meeting space.
The landscape at the site, which will be called "Heal Somerset", is pastureland, with three small tributaries of the River Frome, miles of hedgerows, mature oaks and other trees.
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