30 September 2014
Biodiversity and ecological connectivity will be greatly enhanced along green infrastructure corridors in Northern England. ’Land adjacent to transport corridors are potential hot spots for wildlife and can provide numerous ecosystem services’ says an ADAS research report, which uncovers the benefits of managing ‘soft estate’ areas adjacent to road and rail lines for biodiversity gain, ecological connectivity and resilience to climate change.
11 September 2014
This is one of a series of weekly reports on combinable crop harvesting produced for HGCA which can be found published in full on their website.
23 September 2014
Natural England are starting to write to Environmental Stewardship agreement holders who will be affected by double funding. ELS agreement holders with agreements which started on or after 1st January 2012 could have their payments reduced where they include double funding options. ELS agreement holders with a start date before 1st January 2012 and HLS agreements are not affected.