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Cheeky foxes often make an appearance around farmland.

Hail the Fenland foxes!

Vulpes Vulpes, or, in English, the red fox. Culturally known as Mr Fox. This lovely cousin of the dog resides in the farmlands where I ride, taking advantage of the rabbit population, the fields and hedges. They like the green byways and shrubbery, human dwellings with available food sources and paddocks in the outlying areas of my village.

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The English Landscape: A CPRE lecture with Nicholas Crane

The English Landscape 1926 - 2026A CPRE lecture with Nicholas Crane

Tune in to Facebook live on Wednesday 24 May for a CPRE lecture with Nicholas Crane. Nick will lead a discussion into the past, present and future of the English landscape - from 1926 to 2026 - during this critical moment for UK environmental policy.

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The joy of hedgelaying

The joy of hedgelaying

We often take them for granted, but the hedgerows criss-crossing our landscape are vital stitching in the patchwork quilt of the English countryside. We spoke to Claire Maymon of the National Hedgelaying Society about what’s involved in caring for hedgerows, and how people can get involved to learn a rewarding new skill and keep hedgerows thriving.

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Housing Minister Gavin Barwell gives his speech.

Housing Minister Gavin Barwell speaks at CPRE Annual Lecture

We've had the Housing White Paper, but what comes next and how can we ensure housing policy will keep our countryside protected?

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Green Belt: are we valuing it enough?

Green Belt: are we valuing it enough?

The closer the general election, the more the debate around the Green Belt intensifies.

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