(16 April 2014) A new trail has just opened in the heart of Dalby Forest, as part of our Paths for Communities project, and it will provide access for people of all abilities
(15 April 2014) Approval for a new stretch of the England Coast Path has been announced today opening up 41 km of improved access for people to enjoy the beautiful coastline between Sea Palling and Weybourne in Norfolk.
(8 April 2014) Planning authorities in England with responsibility for making decisions about developments that could have an impact upon ancient woodland and veteran trees can now access revised Standing Advice from Natural England.
(1 April 2014) England’s National Nature Reserves are some of our finest sites for experiencing and enjoying wildlife and beautiful scenery.
(1 April 2014) Species Recovery Programme: species of the month. Featuring our species most in decline and how we are supporting their recovery.
(31 March 2014) The state of the art technology on offer to visiting school groups at Nethergill Farm in the Yorkshire Dales was put to the test by pupils from Kettlewell Primary School during a recent open day.
(28 March 2014) Natural England today welcomed the publication by Defra of a study which includes an evaluation of the use of environmental DNA (eDNA) to detect great crested newts in water.
(27 March 2014) The Fire Severity Index (FSI) is moving to a more nimble webpage on the Met Office website, with new features and improved usability
(24 March 2014) The first of two spring bittern counts across nature reserves in the Avalon Marshes in Somerset has revealed record breaking results.
(21 March 2014) One year from its major redesign, our most detailed mapping information source about the natural environment has continued to go from strength to strength.
(18 March 2014) Natural England, and RenewableUK - the trade association representing wind, wave and tidal energy - are running a joint Offshore Wind Industry Seminar which represents the first joint event of its kind.
Natural England is working with port interests to ensure that river mouths and estuaries are best able to support thriving commerce and bird life.
(5 March 2014) Natural England and National Grid have agreed a responsible and proactive approach to the management and licensing of nesting birds.
(3 March 2014) Species Recovery Programme: species of the month. Featuring our species most in decline and how we are supporting their recovery.
(3 March 2014) Natural England has confirmed Rampisham Down in Dorset as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) for its special grassland and heathland habitats.
(27 February 2014) The Natural England Board has agreed to begin work to assess whether the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) boundary should be extended.
(25 February 2014) Natural England is privileged to have support from just over 3,000 volunteers who willingly give their skills, knowledge and expertise and contribute the equivalent of 32,250 working days each year.
(24 February 2014) Natural England is seeking views on proposed changes to the General and Class Licences, which are issued under wildlife legislation.
(21 February 2014) Public access rights came into effect today over a further 13 of Natural England’s National Nature Reserves (NNRs)
(17 February 2014) As part of the BBC’s Stargazing LIVE season, Natural England and Mid-Kent Astronomical Society are holding a free stargazing ‘Space Spectacular’ at Wye Downs in Kent on 22 February with lots to do for all the family.
(10 February 2014) A number of positions on Natural England’s and the Environment Agency’s non-Executive Boards are due to come up for appointment shortly as existing terms come to an end.
(7 February 2014) Resolving the flooding problems currently affecting the Somerset Levels and Moors is a matter of the utmost priority and Natural England plays an important role in providing environmental advice to flood management and drainage authorities. We welcome the government’s recent funding announcement and will provide whatever support is necessary to help deliver the government’s twenty year Action Plan for the area.
(7 February 2014) Natural England has fully supported the Somerset Levels and Moors Task Force in the production of its long-term vision for the Somerset Levels and Moors.
(3 February 2014) This highly acclaimed competition is now open and ready to receive your entries. Take a camera outside and bear witness to the marvels of our natural world.
(28 January 2014) A whooper swan has been nursed back to health and returned to the wild, thanks to a terrific team effort from Lower Derwent Valley National Nature Reserve staff, their volunteers and local vets.
(27 January 2014) Agriculture students from colleges in Staffordshire and Hampshire are celebrating following their triumph in two Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF) competitions.
(24 January 2014) Viewers of BBC’s Winterwatch last night will have had a glimpse of the work being carried out by Stephen Murphy, who for six years has led our hen harrier satellite tracking project.
(20 January 2014) Natural England (today) released the latest iteration of its regulatory improvement plan.
(14 January 2014) Species Recovery Programme: species of the month. Featuring our species most in decline and how we are supporting their recovery.
(14 January 2014) Landowners are helping protect the rare little whirlpool ramshorn snail by following Natural England’s protocol, which sets out advice on how to maintain ditches without destroying the invertebrate’s vital habitat.
(9 January 2014) The Environment Secretary of State, Owen Paterson, announced today that Andrew Sells has been confirmed as the Chairman of Natural England.
(7 January 2014) Natural England’s Suffolk Coast National Nature Reserve is hosting a stargazing event this weekend, supported by Dark Sky Discovery.