Guest blog from Louise Clarke, Head of Sustainable Places at Berkeley Group, outlining the organisation’s approach to biodiversity net gain.
Landscapes and access
A new ground-breaking National Land Access Centre opened last month at Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve, will help open up access to the countryside for wheelchair users and those with mobility issues.
A new partnership project involving Natural England has been awarded a prestigious environmental prize for its work to reduce long-term flood risk.
Natural England upland staff have recently taken part in an industry-led free grouse moor training day, hosted by the National Gamekeepers Organisation. The training gave staff an insight into the day-to-day management of driven grouse moors.
Natural England urge people to take extra care while out enjoying the countryside, following wildfire incidents on moors in the north of England.
Lynne Farquhar, a Conservation Advisor at Natural England, tells us about a major new project that will help secure the long-term future of many of the UK’s declining protected fish - including the rare shad - whilst re-connecting millions of …
I feel very proud to write this as the Chairman of Natural England as it celebrates its 10th anniversary this month. In marking the occasion we will quite rightly reflect on many important achievements during that time, but do so …
There’s a real buzz around getting kids into the outdoors at the moment – outdoor learning, outdoor play, outdoor education, wild time, whatever you want to call it, everyone’s talking about how important it is to get our children outdoors. …
Jim Burt is Natural England’s Principal Adviser for Outdoor Learning and has recently completed a project to help school children – particularly those from disadvantaged areas – experience the benefits of the natural environment by empowering teachers to bring the outdoors into everyday learning.
Mick Oliver is Natural England’s Area Manager for Kent and Sussex. Here he writes about Sheppey Cliffs and Foreshore, an area in Kent protected for its geological features and studied for its eroding coastline.