There are lots of ways you can care for the countryside. Take a look at our guides below for specific advice on reporting rural crime, the dangers of sky lanterns, the Countryside Code and walking your dog around livestock.
Care for the countryside
Sky lanterns are usually used in Britain to mark special celebrations such as weddings, parties and New Year. However, are you aware of the dangers they can cause?
Countryside's advice to help dog owners enjoy the UK's landscapes while avoiding causing unintentional injury or distress to sheep and cattle.
We can all play a part keeping our eyes and ears open to prevent instances of rural crime (such as fly-tipping and hare coursing), reduce theft and ensure the countryside remains an attractive and safe place to be.
Every year fire is responsible for the destruction of thousands of acres of countryside, open spaces and wildlife habitat with some fires lasting several days.
Shaun the Sheep is the champion of Natural England’s new Countryside Code campaign launched on 30 May. The campaign will encourage young people to “respect, protect and enjoy” the countryside.