The designation of a new Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) is always a cause for celebration in Natural England because it means more of the rich fabric of our natural world has been recognised. This only happens after a …
Protected sites and species
Dave Slater, Natural England's Director for Wildlife Licensing & Enforcement Cases, clarifying Natural England’s position on raptor persecution and recent media coverage.
One year on from his appointment, Chair Tony Juniper looks at Natural England's role in issuing licences to permit different kinds of wildlife management.
Mel Hughes, Sustainable Development Programme Director, provides an update on Natural England’s development management and wildlife licensing services in light of the current COVID-19 restrictions.
Dave Slater, Natural England’s Director for wildlife licensing provides an update on licences for control of lesser black-backed gulls and herring gulls and of birds on or close to protected sites.
Project Manager at Natural England, Charlotte Rose, tells us about Natural England’s new mailbox for protected sites casework. Today we have launched a new Single Point of Contact for protected sites casework. From this date, customers requesting our consent, assent …
Dave Slater, Natural England’s Acting Director for species licensing work, takes a look at Natural England’s licensing statistics for 2018 and 2019.
Peat pilots will help revive and restore some of England's historic and iconic peatlands.
Travelling out of London Victoria, taking the train right through busy Croydon, it is difficult to imagine what awaits only a short time later: Stunning wild flower meadows, dense woodland, and a haven for rare species to flourish. This is …
A blog from Dr. Jen Almond, District Level Licensing Project Manager at Natural England on District Level Licensing.