What We Do
We work in partnership and aim to achieve
• an outstanding landscape, rich in wildlife and cultural heritage
• a thriving, sustainable economy and vibrant communities
• a strong connection between people and the landscape
Environmental Improvement Grants
Over the past 80 years Friends of the Lake District has contributed towards more than 600 environmental projects throughout Cumbria, from school nature areas to major woodland creation projects, through their Environmental Improvement Grant scheme.
Projects have included:
- planting, laying and restoration of hedgerows
- building new and restoring exisiting dry stone walls
- tree planting
- new pathways and bridges
- wildlife gardens
- restoration of heritage features
- land purchases: for other conservation and community organisations.
- landscape restoration and enhancement
- recycling schemes and renewable energy projects
For further information and details on how to apply, please visit the Friends of the Lake District website.