Wildfire. The term conjures up images of raging fires and smouldering forests, something we would usually expect to see on television from international news stations, caused by freak weather events. Unfortunately, so-called wildfires are all too common in England …
I’m fortunate to be the Director of the Greener Farming and Fisheries Programme in Natural England. There’s a wide remit under the greener farming umbrella but one area that I want to focus on here is Natural England’s role in …
This week saw the launch of the government’s new Flood and Coastal Resilience Innovation Programme, managed by the Environment Agency. This will support 25 areas at risk of flooding to take innovative action on flooding and coastal change.
Marian Spain visits two farms in Oxfordshire with the National Farmers Union (NFU) and our Head of Agriculture, Geoff Sansome.
The Chair of Natural England, Tony Juniper on Natural England's role in relation to bovine tuberculosis (bTB) policy, conservation and wildlife licensing.
Here at the Catchment Sensitive Farming partnership we believe that everyone has a role to play in improving the quality of our air, especially farmers and land managers who can also help to boost biodiversity, protect wildlife and deliver local …
Natural England chief executive Marian Spain discusses the £1.4m Growing Care Farming project, aiming to significantly increase the number of care farm places available each year.
A quick look at the Catchment Sensitive Farming partnership.
Following Natural England's evidence session with the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs select committee, interim chief executive Marian Spain offers a further update on general licences.
Natural England's operations director James Diamond provides a further update on general licences.