Hundreds of volunteers from across Cumbria and school children are in and around Glenridding clearing up the landscape.
Hundreds of volunteers from across Cumbria are in and around Glenridding today clearing up the landscape.
Using every transport available including canoes, Ullswater ferries, cars and foot they are litter picking, clearing drains and fixing footpaths and walls.
Children from Patterdale Primary School are also involved building bird boxes and hides to watch red squirrels.
More than 19 organisations including two schools and 80 volunteers are taking part in a fell care day in and around Ullswater.
They will undertake a number of activities to make the fells a better place for everyone. Dry stone walling, footpath repair work, lakeshore litter pick on foot and by canoe and clearing gorse and drains on a walks.
The school children will be planting bulbs, coppicing, stream dipping and make bat and bird boxes and creating a squirrel hide out of willow.
Sue Manson, Flora of the Fells Project officer said: