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Saving Juniper

Lowland juniper in England. © Tim Wilkins/Plantlife

© Tim Wilkins/Plantlife

The Threat

Juniper has steadily declined over the last few decades. Many counties in southern England have lost over 60% of their population and in Scotland, the UK’s stronghold for Juniper, it has been lost from nearly a quarter of areas it was previously found in. 

Why? >


Juniper survey © Tim Wilkins/Plantlife

© Tim Wilkins

In England

The lowland juniper shrubs of England face extinction in the next fifty years if no action is taken now. Rising to the challenge are our team in England. Find out what we've been up to.

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Upland juniper © Plantlife

© Plantlife

In Scotland

Our Plantlife Scotland team monitor exisiting populations and work with land owners, ensuring the UK's juniper stronghold remain intact.

What's going on and how can I help? >


Surveying juniper in Snowdonia © Plantlife/Trevor Dines

© Plantlife/Trevor Dines

In Wales

From the coast of the Gower to the peaks of Snowdonia, the Plantlife Cymru team are both monitoring and working to protect the juniper shrubs of Wales.

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