A rewilding experiment that involves "borrow[ing] a few pigs from a local farm to start off the whole business,” is also an experiment in financing. Millionaire lawyer turned activist Julia Davies lends money to conservation groups such as wildlife trusts so they can "get control of a piece of land and raise money through local appeals, crowdfunding or grants from local councils." The charity then repays Julia who can then use that money to fund another project, and in that way she gets to rewild a lot more land than she could have if she were to simply buy her own piece of land to rewild it. The cherry on top is involving the community in the stewardship of the rewilded landscape.

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