Saving England's most threatened species from extinction


As Back from the Brink comes to a close in February 2022, we will be adding programme reports, evaluations and outputs to this page. Keep checking back to see what we've added.

Programme overview

Back from the Brink is one of the most ambitious conservation projects ever undertaken.

Its aim – to save 20 species from extinction and benefit over 200 more through 19 projects that span England; from the tip of Cornwall to Northumberland.

Southern Damselfly (Coenagrion mercuriale), Dorset.