The UK is home to a significant proportion of the world’s herring and lesser black-backed gull populations. Like all birds, they are protected by law and can only be controlled in England with a licence issued by Natural England. While …
For many years Natural England has been involved with monitoring, tagging and satellite tracking hen harriers. To date, more than 60 individual birds have been tagged by Natural England, helping to determine their fortunes and inform our wider hen harrier …
Dr Peter Brotherton, Natural England's Director for Specialist Services and Programmes reflects on the Lawton report 10 years on.
We have reached the end of the main season of demand for licences for control of bird species that would have been previously covered by the General Licence. Dave Slater, Natural England’s Director for wildlife licensing takes a stock check on where we are compared to last year.
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.
Dave Slater, Natural England’s Director for wildlife licensing cases, writes about the renewal licence for hen harrier brood management which has been issued.
Marian Spain, Natural England's chief executive, on the organisation's priorities for upcoming year.
Dave Slater, Natural England's Director for wildlife licensing, tells us about the issuing of licences for three falconers to permit the taking of a small number of peregrine falcon chicks from the wild for use in falconry.
Jen Almond, Natural England’s District Level Licensing Programme Manager, tells us about the latest development in the innovative project to better support great crested newt populations as well as reducing delays for developers.
Marian Spain outlines Natural England’s new vision and mission.