(26 August 2014) Natural England today confirmed that all the criteria have been met to allow the second of four years of badger culling to start in west Gloucestershire and west Somerset, to prevent the spread of bovine tuberculosis (bTB).
(20 August 2014) A pair of rare ospreys have successfully raised two male chicks on Natural England’s Roudsea Wood and Mosses National Nature Reserve in South Cumbria, the organisation announced today.
(7 August 2014) Natural England’s performance in responding to planning consultations has reached record levels, with 98.9% receiving official advice within the deadline.
(6 August 2014) The rare and visually stunning iridescent green tansy beetle (Chrysolina graminis) – was believed to have one last remaining stronghold in the UK on a 30km stretch of the banks of the river Ouse in York. Now a momentous discovery has shown the existence of another population in the East Anglian fens.
(5 August 2014) The future of England's largest lowland peat bogs is looking brighter thanks to new funding from the European Union LIFE+ Programme.
(28 August 2014) The extension to an internationally important wildlife site – Rough Bank at Cotswolds Commons and Beechwoods National Nature Reserve – was officially opened today by Natural England’s Chairman Andrew Sells.
(7 August 2014) The spectacular Hambledon Hill, one of the finest Iron Age hillforts in Dorset, has been acquired by the National Trust.
(6 August 2014) More than 310,000 children have participated in an educational visit to a farm in the past year funded through England’s agri-environment schemes and the latest figures show that the number of outdoor learning visits to farms has more than doubled in the past three years.
(28 July 2014) It’s National Parks week – an annual celebration of some of our most treasured, finest and famous landscapes, and the amazing things to find, see and do there.
(28 July 2014) A former World War Two control tower which sits at the heart of Prees Heath Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), which is Shropshire's most important butterfly reserve, is now open for tours and guided walks.
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