The region covers Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire.
(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.
(9 May 2013) Trevean Farm is getting full marks from teachers for giving young people the chance to find out more about life on a Cornish farm. With help from Natural England, farm managers are providing a free opportunity for local schools to discover the historic landscape of the farm and learn about ancient and modern farm management.
(21 February 2013) There is still time for farmers in the South West to take advantage of this winter’s programme of free workshops and training events organised by Natural England’s Soils for Profit (S4P) project.
(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.
(15 November 2013) Natural England has teamed up with its sister nature conservation agencies in the UK – Natural Resources Wales, Northern Ireland Environment Agency and Scottish Natural Heritage – to bring you recommendations of where to see nature at its most splendid this autumn across Britain.
(14 November 2013) The pulsing, swirling, shifting black cloud of a starling murmuration is one of autumn’s most dazzling wildlife spectacles. Boosted by an increase of overwintering visitors from abroad, thousands of starlings then flock together to create beautiful shifting patterns that adorn the dusk sky.
(8 November 2013) Helped by the local community, the Isles of Scilly Seabird Recovery Project is gearing up to protect rare nesting seabirds by keeping the islands of St Agnes and Gugh ‘rat-free’ for at least 25 years.
(3 October 2013) Chesil Beach is the last refuge for the little tern in south west England. In the previous decade numbers had dropped from 100 to 10 breeding pairs, but now they are bouncing back thanks to some innovative thinking from local wildlife experts.