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.
A Natural England led event held earlier this month, saw farmers and land managers from across Kent come together to learn more about sustainable farming practices and natural capital.
A landmark project led by Natural England, which aims to help churches that host large bat roosts, has recently been granted £3.5 million of funding by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
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.
A new outreach centre has officially been unveiled at Humberhead Peatlands National Nature Reserve in Yorkshire.
A group of agencies chaired by Natural England have joined forces to help tackle the issue of illegal hare coursing.
A new biosecurity plan funded by Natural England, aims to tackle the potentially devastating impact of invasive non-native species on industry, recreation and the marine environment itself.
Breeding success for the UK's second rarest shorebird, the Little Tern.
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.
With the deadline for Countryside Stewardship mid-tier applications fast approaching, here are some helpful hints and tips to help you complete your application.