The region covers Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire.
(5 February 2014) Natural England is working with farmers and partner organisations to help manage the consequences of the prolonged flooding to farming businesses and wildlife on the Somerset Levels and Moors.
(29 November 2013) The cull company in west Gloucestershire and Natural England have agreed that culling operations will cease tomorrow (Saturday 30 November).
(17 October 2013) Natural England has today published its formal proposals to improve public access along a 90km stretch of coast in Somerset between Brean Down and Minehead.
(11 October 2013) Natural England has today confirmed that criteria have been met to allow control of badgers to continue under licence in west Somerset for the purpose of preventing the spread of bovine tuberculosis (bTB).
(22 July 2013) A series of presentations at agricultural colleges across the South West has been held as part of the final season of events organised by Natural England’s Soils for Profit (S4P) Project.
(21 February 2014) Public access rights came into effect today over a further 13 of Natural England’s National Nature Reserves (NNRs)
(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.
(23 December 2013) On 27 December 2013 public access rights come into effect over six of Natural England’s National Nature Reserves (NNRs).
(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.
(22 November 2013) Natural England and MAGA, the Cornish Language Partnership, have signed a Statement of Intent which will see Natural England incorporating more of the Cornish language into its nature conservation interpretation materials within Cornwall.