This category includes sites about the local area's geography, natural environment and wildlife. It also contains sites about local activities, events, institutions and organisations related to science and the environment.

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Arcadian Archives
Garden magazine covering a range of topics but with particular interest in contemporary horticultural writing. Includes much plant advice and descriptions of many gardens in Cumbria. From Janet Queen and Jim Waugh.
Arnside Silverdale
Details of the conservation projects, the Limestone Heritage Project, and the local Landscape Trust.
Cumbria in Bloom
A competition to promote local pride in all areas of the county.
Cumbria Waste Management Environment Trust
The use of Landfill Tax to provide grant aid to Cumbrian Community projects. About the Trust, the Landfill Tax Grant Scheme, and some project examples.
Cumbria Wildlife Trust
An organisation whose aims are to protect the wildlife of Cumbria. Today it has about 4000 members and manages around 40 nature reserves.
Fix the Fells
Body set up to research footpath erosion and restore them. Profile, activities and visitor information with how to donate.
Harrington Nature Reserve
Devoted to the reserve and the wildlife located there. Created by The Friends of Harrington Nature Reserve, a charity organisation set up to preserve and maintain the reserve.
The Limestone Pavements Action Group
Campaigns to protect limestone pavement; works to improve the management of limestone pavement habitat in the UK. Includes information about their creation and natural history.
North Pennines
Describes the landscape, wildlife and heritage of the area (also a UNESCO European and Global Geopark), with information about conservation, and for visitors.
Solway Coast
Describes the landscape, wildlife and heritage of the area, with information about conservation, and for visitors.
Solway Firth Partnership
A coastal management partnership that embodies a voluntary and co-operative approach to management. Strategy, maps, photos, news and research information.
South Lakeland Action On Climate Change
Aims to reduce levels of greenhouse gases across the South Lakes region. Information about events, lobbying, and contact details.
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