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How are We Saving Species?

Cairngorms Rare Plants Project
Pine trees in woodland with sunshire shining through.

Cairngorms Rare Plants Project

Building on our previous work, Plantlife's project, Rare Plants and Wild Connections, empowers people to take action to save and support our rarest wild plants

Saving Our Endangered Aquatic Buttercup
White flowers with green leaves in a pool of water

Saving Our Endangered Aquatic Buttercup

The effort Greena Moor Nature Reserve management team put in place to save the Three-lobed Water Crowfoot.

Purple Oxytropis – a Plant Living on The Edge of Extinction
Purple Oxytropis flower growing on the side of boulders.

Purple Oxytropis – a Plant Living on The Edge of Extinction

Alistair Whyte, Head of Plantlife Scotland shares his thoughts on Scotland's Plant Relict, Purple Oxytropis

Saving Endangered Species – Reverse the Red

Saving Endangered Species – Reverse the Red

Throughout February, Plantlife is participating in Reverse the Red's Fungi Month – a chance to discover some of our most threatened species.

Saving England’s Lowland Juniper
Close up photo of a Juniper berry on a bush

Saving England’s Lowland Juniper

An ambitious Plantlife project to revitalise populations of Juniper in Wiltshire and Oxfordshire to prevent native Juniper from becoming extinct.

Saving Wintergreen, A Confusing Wee Flower 
Star shaped white flower with 5 petals.

Saving Wintergreen, A Confusing Wee Flower 

Plantlife’s Cairngorms Project Manager Sam Jones reveals how a tiny flower in Scotland is fighting back against extinction in the UK.

Saving Endangered Plants in Scotland
A small twinflower plant growing on a lush green woodland floor

Saving Endangered Plants in Scotland

Did you know some of our plants are threatened by extinction? Here are 3 species that are endangered in Scotland and the work that’s being done to bring them back.

3 Endangered Plants in Wales

3 Endangered Plants in Wales

Some of our plants in Wales are threatened by extinction, but here are 3 species that are being brought back from the brink of extinction.

Rescuing Pasqueflower and Juniper

Rescuing Pasqueflower and Juniper

We are working to restore Pasqueflower, which can only be found at 19 sites across England, and Juniper, which is facing extinction in southern Britain.

The Strategy for Plant Conservation
Wetland with green lily pads. Forestry on the shore.

The Strategy for Plant Conservation

We all have a part to play in helping wild plants to thrive, now and for future generations. We are calling on everyone to to take up the Global Plant Actions.