July: 7th July 2016 Nature Rights – a new way to protect nature in Frome? 

In this time of uncertainty, it feels that now more than ever we need to get together and ensure that nature and wildlife are protected. At this meeting we considered a ground-breaking initiative that could offer new protection to the River Frome and set a precedent in the UK.

The workshop provided an opportunity to discuss the local natural environment: what we love and what we’re concerned about. Are we surrounded by beautiful countryside? Or do you see impoverished soils, fragile rivers and loss of biodiversity all around us? We found out about the state of nature and soil health, compared notes on what’s happening in Frome’s local area, both bad and good, and explored the possibility of an exciting new by-law for Frome…

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