July is the time when Shropshire’s Stiperstones hills turn purple, transformed by the flowering of the heather which dominates this upland heathland. Confined mainly to the western coast of Europe, upland heathlands are a very important habitat in the UK. …
Dr Mike Morecroft, Natural England's Principal Specialist on climate change, reflects on the new target for net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, and the role Natural England has to play in meeting this.
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 …
We look at the work of Dr Alice Noble, who recently completed her iCASE PhD at the University of Leeds.
Natural England's interim chief executive Marian Spain gives a further update on general licences, as Defra issues three new licences
Natural England's operations director James Diamond has written a blog post on recent licensing successes and highlights that the brood management trial for hen harriers is getting ready for action.
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.
In celebration of the United Nations (UN) International Day for Biological Diversity we are looking at Natural England’s ongoing work to conserve and protect England’s natural environment, biodiversity and landscapes, and how these contribute to social health and economic well-being. …
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.