For those people working with farmers this could provide a valuable source of funding for all sorts of projects in relation to farm scale improvements that support catchment work. Defra highlight on-farm reservoirs and using water more efficiently. Defra: ‘Funding for rural businesses that will generate thousands of jobs and provide new support to expand […]

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Applications are being welcomed to fund peatland restoration across England A £10 million grant scheme to restore England’s iconic peatlands has officially opened for bids, Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey announced today. In England, peatlands cover 11 per cent of the country and provide a key habitat for birds such as the merlin, dunlin and golden plover. […]

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Secretary of State Michael Gove sets out his vision on the future of our natural environment Safeguarding our future  RE: This is a remarkable speech by Michael Gove and he has gone out of his way to distance himself from some of his baggage which was remembered in detail when he was appointed. There was never […]

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  Check this carefully because there are at least four links to new Government information on plastics and microbeads. Also this is just one element of the Green Brexit speech give at WWF HQ. Defra ‘Environment Secretary Michael Gove pledged action to reduce plastic waste choking our oceans as he set out his ambition for […]

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