1. Environmental permit: pre-application advice form including nature and heritage conservation screening

    Use this form to get help from the Environment Agency to complete your environmental permit application and if you need a heritage and nature conservation screen.

  2. Application to use herbicides in or near water

    Use this form if you plan to use herbicides to control weeds in water or on the banks next to a waterbody or watercourse.

  3. Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund: forms, templates and guidance

    Forms, templates and guidance for projects funded by the Challenge Fund, including annual report templates.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Wild birds: protection and licences
  2. Find a specific tree pest or disease
  3. Identify a tree pest or disease: overview
  4. Darwin Initiative: applying for main project funding
  5. Biodiversity duty: public authority duty to have regard to conserving biodiversity
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News and communications

  1. Help bring Stiperstones National Nature Reserve back to purple
  2. Government publishes 'No deal' EU exit advice on travel changes for protected animals and plants
  3. Communities to have greater say in protecting local trees
  4. Asian hornet: UK sightings in 2018
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Research and statistics

  1. Natural Capital Committee’s sixth annual report
  2. UK farm animal genetic resources (FAnGR): breed inventory results
  3. Wild bird populations in England
  4. ENV08 - Wild bird populations in England
  5. Wild bird populations in the UK
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Biodiversity net gain: updating planning requirements
  2. River basin planning: working together
  3. National pollinator strategy: for bees and other pollinators in England
  4. National Pollinator Strategy 2014 to 2024: implementation
  5. Declaration: London Conference on the Illegal Wildlife Trade 2018
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Environment Agency annual fisheries reports
  2. Fish Health Inspectorate: Reports 2018
  3. Cumbria BogLIFE project
  4. Marches Mosses BogLIFE project
  5. Results-Based Agri-environment Payment Scheme (RBAPS) pilot study in England
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