Reimagining the Levels

and catchments

“Somerset people taking practical action to shape landscapes and communities which are healthy, productive and resilient.”

Think global. Act local.

Cartoon image of parent and child planting a tree

The 2023/24 tree planting season is here!

We will be planting from Dec 2023 to March 2024

  • If you have land and you want to plant woodland or hedgerows…
  • If you’re a community group and you want to plant…
  • If you’re interested in volunteering…
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  • Any questions?

Contact Kate by email at  or telephone on 07872-664543


Climate Change

The large-scale, long-term shift in the planet’s weather patterns, or average temperatures that the world’s scientists …


Severe 1-in-100 years events are likely to become twice as frequent by the 2050s. Sights like this will be commonplace …


The Production, Supply and Consumption of our Food needs RADICAL CHANGE


Soil and farming

Significant areas of peat soils act as a store of organic carbon while farmland soils absorb rainfall and reduce the risk of flooding …

Nature and Wildlife

The Somerset Levels and Catchment as a whole boasts one of the largest and biologically richest areas found anywhere in the UK.

Trees & Woodland

Woodland cover over the Somerset Levels and Catchment is low – at 6% compared to 10% for England and many of the smaller woodlands …

Take action!

Action: What we are doing

Tree planting, looking at phosphates, contributing to the Somerset Tree Strategy…

Action: What you can do

We can all do something to help…. here are some ideas for small changes which will help. If everyone did a little, it would add up to a lot!

Action: What others are doing

Links to other organisations working to bring change to our lives on the Levels…

Images of volunteers planting trees around Somerset.

The Levels & Moors Catchment Area