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This appeal is now closed. We were delighted by the huge number of you that became a grassland guardian and helped support Plantlife’s work to rebuild a plant-rich world. If you’d still like to donate to support Plantlife’s overall work you can do so here. Alternatively please see our latest appeal below.

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tiny green cup like lichens

Help shine a light on lichens

Lichens are a vital part of our ecosystem, but they are struggling in our polluted and developing world.

We have a plan to tackle these issues; working on the ground, through training, mapping, policy work and by raising awareness. However, we cannot do this without your support.   

Find out more about our latest appeal and how you can help

Help shine a light on lichens

Lichens are a vital part of our ecosystem, but they are struggling in our polluted and developing world.

We have a plan to tackle these issues; working on the ground, through training, mapping, policy work and by raising awareness. However, we cannot do this without your support.   

Find out more about our latest appeal and how you can help

tiny green cup like lichens
What does a No Mow May lawn look like?
No Mow May lawn with Bulbous Buttercup and Meadow saxifrage

What does a No Mow May lawn look like?

Thousands of people across the country have been letting it grow for #NoMowMay this year – and this is what it looks like!

No Mow May: Can your garden be a carbon store?
Garden meadow by pond (c) Shuttleworth

No Mow May: Can your garden be a carbon store?

It’s not just trees that capture and store carbon – our meadows and grasslands can play an important role too.

How to Start a Community Meadow?

How to Start a Community Meadow?

Want to start a community meadow, but not sure where to begin? Read our guide to creating a flower-filled haven for your local community.

Our work in grassland

Fen Orchid Programme

Fen Orchid Programme

A more than 10 years programme of increasing the population of the Fen Orchid in the UK lead by Plantlife.

A big win for grassland, but farmers need more
Cows in a field of grass by a gate in Greena Moor

A big win for grassland, but farmers need more

After a big government announcement, our experts have been delving into the details on the latest funding changes for farmers.

Sustainable farming needs government support, report reveals
Wildflowers growing in a meadow with cattle behind

Sustainable farming needs government support, report reveals

As governments continue to undervalue grasslands, Plantlife is calling on policymakers to help farmers make sustainable choices.