Natural England - East Midlands

East Midlands

The region covers Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Rutland, Lincolnshire and the Peak District.

Regional news

Regional features

  • The Lizard NNR in autumn © Steve Townsend / Natural England

    Best of British – the UK’s National Nature Reserves

    (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.


  • Female wart-biter cricket © James Phillips

    National Nature Reserve species of the month

    (30 August 2013) Each month we'll be featuring a species that you could encounter on one of our beautiful National Nature Reserves.


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    Events on Natural England NNRs

    (1 July 2013) We run a year-round programme of family-friendly events on our National Nature Reserves.


  • Derbyshire Dales © Natural England

    Ravens return to Ravensdale

    (27 May 2013) For the first time in over 20 years, the birds for which Ravensdale is named have bred there successfully.


  • Common lizard at Skipwith Common © Natural England / Steve Hiner

    Blossom by blossom spring begins

    (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.


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