Does rewilding really work?

In 2003, Paul Lyster bought a 23,000 acre estate in Scotland. Today, he wants to bring Swedish wolves to what he calls Allerdale Wilderness Reserve. This new film shows how, before our very eyes, an ancient wilderness is returning to the UK.

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Activities

  1. Choose some wild animals to introduce to your neighbourhood. Draw a map of your area to show how the animals would benefit or change the environment and what problems they might cause.
  2. Research one animal that was once native to your region. Create a fact file about it that explains how long ago it thrived and what contributed to its extinction.