Natural England - What you need to know

What you need to know

The information here will provide details of what we are looking for in a NIA project and everything you require to help with your Stage 2 Business Plan.

Key dates in the application process

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in the application process (PDF)

NIA grant documents that need to be considered are set out below:

4th November workshop information

The development of the second stage business plan is the next step in the process of establishing the first twelve Nature Improvement Areas (NIAs) in England.

The recent workshop provided information to help applicants develop their Business Plans and to look at ways to ensure future sustainability.

The workshop presentations and a map of the 20 shortlisted NIA locations are now available:

Keep up to date with all the current information about the NIA programme on the Latest news page.

Further information

You may find the following resources useful:

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