Tag Archives: Biodiversity

Catchment Restoration Fund announced

Environment secretary Caroline Spelman announced a £110 million fund to improve the health of more than 880 lakes, streams and other water bodies, and to increase local involvement in caring for them. £92 million will be provided over the next four years to remove non-native invasive species, clear up pollution and remove redundant dams, weirs, [...]

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“More Trees More Good” launched by the Woodland Trust.

Clive Anderson, the President of the Woodland Trust, has announced the launch of  “More Trees More Good”, a new Woodland Trust Initiative set up to provide support to help individuals and organisations to plant their own trees. The aim of the initiative is to plant 20 million native trees per year, which will maximise the benefits to [...]

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Nature and Conservation Day

Today is Nature and Conservation Day in Defra and it will all kick off with a presentation from Huw Irranca-Davies who is Defra’s Biodiversity Minister (as well as being our Minister for the Third Sector). He will present his personal thoughts about the importance of nature and conservation and the work that Defra does in [...]

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