The region covers Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire.
(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.
(12 February 2013) A study of soils sampled from farms across the South West of England has produced results that could help the region’s farmers increase yields and provide environmental benefits, Natural England’s Soils for Profit (S4P) Project Team announced today.
(11 January 2013) Following the closure of the South West Coast Path (SWCP) through Undercliffs National Nature Reserve (NNR) on the 27th December, the path has now been re-opened by Natural England and Devon County Council. The National Trail was closed because a significant landslip opened a large crack along a section of the path near Lyme Regis. Work has now been completed to divert a section of the path.
(14 December 2012) Six Dartmoor ponies have been given a new home on Natural England’s Goss Moor National Nature Reserve (NNR) in Cornwall to contribute to a conservation grazing project.
(14 May 2013) Each month we'll be featuring a species that you could encounter on one of our beautiful National Nature Reserves.
(9 May 2013) In February, Natural England confirmed that all criteria had been met to allow badger control to take place during the open season* in the pilot areas of west Somerset and west Gloucestershire, for the purpose of preventing the spread of bovine tuberculosis (bTB).
(15 April 2013) Farmers on the Somerset Levels and Moors, who are recovering from the devastating effects of last year’s weather, will be helped by a new Somerset County Council project, which has been backed by Natural England.
(12 April 2013) And not a moment too soon! It’s been a long, cold winter, but it feels like spring has finally sprung as we start to welcome the new season to our National Nature Reserves.
(11 April 2013) A new 186-home development has been the catalyst for the creation of a 14-hectare natural recreation area thanks to the advice of Natural England.