Wildfell Centre for Environmental Recovery

The Wildfell Centre for Environmental Recovery is the biggest landscape scale nature-recovery project Ground Control has undertaken in its 50-year history.  Made possible by an initial £2m Evergreen Fund investment, the transformation of this ex-arable farm will provide a showcase of Biodiversity Net Gain and Carbon Sequestration design, delivery, and management innovation in action.

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The Story of Wildfell

Looking back at the history of the Wildfell Centre for Enviornmental Recovery
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Ground Control at Wildfell

We want to create a world-class Biodiversity Net Gain and Carbon Sequestration showcase
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Nature Recovery in Action

At Wildfell we follow a comprehensive, highly disciplined nature-recovery process.
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Community and Connectivity at Wildfell

At Wildfell, we are collaborating with a diverse group of partners to test land management practices that boost biodiversity, increase habitat diversity, and increase nature recovery network connectivity.
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'First Avenue' tree dedicated to Essex eco champion

Ground Control dedicates ‘First Avenue’ tree to Essex eco-champion at showcase nature recovery project

Carbon neutral businesses advocate sustainable tree planting pledges

Forklift truck distributor Briggs Equipment has teamed up with Ground Control on a sustainable tree planting initiative in Braintree, Essex

Ground Control invests in the Wildfell Centre for Environmental Recovery

A 296-acre site, dedicated to helping landowners unlock the potential of their under-used land for nature’s recovery

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Chris Bawtree

Nature Recovery Director

Matt Nokes

Principal, Deisgn

Kevin Slezacek

Head of Arboriculture

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