(29 November 2013) The cull company in west Gloucestershire and Natural England have agreed that culling operations will cease tomorrow (Saturday 30 November).
(26 November 2013) Over 60% of the farms which received a free Soil Management Review visit by the Soils for Profit (S4P) team were found to have soil compaction present on their agricultural land, the S4P team said today (26 November 2013).
(20 November 2013) Birmingham’s Botanical Gardens yesterday hosted an event (Tuesday 19th November) to celebrate the success of the national Access to Nature scheme, which has already helped over 800,000 people access and experience the natural environment in England.
(19 November 2013) Natural England today confirmed Lodge Hill in Kent as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) for its nightingale population, special grassland and woodland.
(12 December 2013) Our Triennial Review Joint Action Plan with the Environment Agency sets out how we will work more closely together to do more for people and the environment.
(11 December 2013) A major G8 dementia summit is taking place today in London. Natural England’s Greening Dementia report, in partnership with Dementia Adventure and the Woodland Trust, examines how people living with dementia can benefit from accessing the natural environment and also the barriers they face.
(11 December 2013) The outstanding breeding success of the flock of pedigree Shropshire sheep that graze Natural England’s Parsonage Down National Nature Reserve (NNR) in Wiltshire has been acknowledged by the Shropshire Sheep Breeders’ Association at this year’s Annual General Meeting.
(5 December 2013) The Eden Valley in north-east Cumbria has become the 100th landscape to be profiled by Natural England’s National Character Area (NCA) project, which by spring 2014 is looking to have generated 159 detailed profiles.
(4 December 2013) The Natural England Board have agreed to begin work to assess whether the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) boundary should be extended into Essex to cover the south side of the Stour estuary in Essex.
(3 December 2013) Cumbria County Council have given Natural England planning permission to restore Bolton Fell Moss, a vast area of milled peatland in north Cumbria, back to fully-functioning, sustainable, raised bog.
(2 December 2013) Species Recovery Programme: species of the month. Featuring our species most in decline and how we are supporting their recovery.
(28 November 2013) Environment Secretary of State, Owen Paterson announced today that Andrew Sells has been selected as the Government’s preferred candidate to the post of Chairman of Natural England, (Poul Christensen will end his tenure on the 31 December 2013).
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