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Your chance to ensure the Government’s 25-year Environment Plan is big on nature.

The 25-year Environment Plan

What is the 25-year Environment Plan and why is it important?

The UK Government has pledged to pass nature on to the next generation in a better condition than in which they inherited it. They have promised to publish a 25-year Environment Plan, to lay out how they'll do this for England. It will cover all environmental considerations, including nature, forestry, farming, fisheries and more. Because of this, it’s vitally important that we influence this plan and help make it an ambitious one for nature. This is where you come in.

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How can I help?

Join us in raising a leaf for nature!

You can see how others are doing it on this page. Simply upload a photo of you raising a leaf to our wall and let the Government know that you want them to #LeafNatureBetter.

If you can, spread the word by sharing your photo on Twitter. Or simply tweet our ready-made message to help show the Minister for the Environment, Michael Gove that nature needs to be an important part of the 25-year Environment Plan.

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Terms and conditions

Terms and Conditions for Use of Images 

These Terms and Conditions shall govern the RSPB’s use of images for photograph(s) submitted for the purposes of the #leafnaturebetter campaign. 

The RSPB (‘We’) take privacy and data protection very seriously. We will not use any of your photographs, including photographs featuring your child, without your agreement, and we will never identify you/your child by name without your consent.

1. How we will use your photograph(s)

The RSPB shall be entitled to use your photos to promote #leafnaturebetter on our leafnaturebetter wall, across our social media feeds, digital platforms and in our printed work. 

The photo(s) may be used by the RSPB and RSPB Shop in other communications and promotional marketing materials as well (e.g. newsletters, magazines, videos, online or at events) at any time now or in the future. We may also make photos available on the RSPB Images website:

We may share your photo(s) with other organisations we work with on particular projects or events, though how and why they can use them will be restricted to non-commercial purposes.

2. Privacy and data protection

We will make sure your photo(s) is/are kept safe and only used for the purposes above. You or your child will not be named without your specific consent (which you can give by ticking the relevant tick box). 

For more information about how we protect personal data, and to understand your rights, please visit

3. Copyright and intellectual property rights

The RSPB has the right to use the photograph(s) as it reasonably requires for the purposes set out above. Neither you, nor your child shall be entitled to any payment or royalty now or in the future.

The RSPB may reasonably modify, revise, enhance, develop, adapt, update and re-use the photograph(s) in any way it regards as appropriate or reasonably necessary.

4. About us

We are the RSPB, a registered charity (no. 207076 in England and SC037654 in Scotland) and RSPB Sales Limited, each based at The Lodge, Sandy Bedfordshire SG19 2DL.

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