Rewilding with Rachel Evatt

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You might have heard the term 'rewilding' but are unsure what it's all about.

So let's hear all about it from someone who is living it day to day. Together with her husband Geoff, Rachel Evatt recently bought 120 acres of upland on the edge of the Peak District as a rewilding project. We chatted about how rewilding offers us a real vision of hope for the future.

I learnt what their land was previously used for and the challenge that poses, and what their hopes and ambitions are for it in the future. You can also hear some great ideas for how you can rewild your patch, however small. Four great books to inspire you about rewilding are

Feral by George Monbiot

Wilding by Isabella Tree Rebirding by Benedict Macdonald Bringing Back The Beaver by Derek Gow

Follow what's happening on Rachel's rewilding project at instagram.com/sunartfields

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