Endangered species: apply for a commercial use certificate
Apply for a certificate to use a CITES-listed specimen for commercial purposes.
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.
Invasive non-native (alien) species: licence to manage and control them (IAS A02)
Apply for a licence to manage and control certain non-native (alien) species.
Endangered species: apply for a waiver from paying permit fees
Use this guidance and form to apply for an exemption from CITES fees because of conservation work.
Landscape Recovery scheme: complaints and reconsiderations
Make a complaint, provide feedback or request a reconsideration of a Landscape Recovery scheme decision.
Guidance and regulation
- Import or export endangered species: check if you need a CITES permit
- Biodiversity metric: calculate the biodiversity net gain of a project or development
- Habitats and species of principal importance in England
- Biodiversity duty: public authority duty to have regard to conserving biodiversity
- Wild birds: protection and licences
News and communications
Research and statistics
- England biodiversity indicators
- UK Biodiversity indicators
- UK breeds at risk from exotic animal disease outbreaks
- River habitat survey guidance manual
- Working with nature
Policy papers and consultations
- Political Vision: The 10 Point Plan for financing biodiversity
- Biodiverse Landscapes Fund
- Pollinator Action Plan 2021 to 2024
- Natural Capital and Ecosystem Assessment Programme
- The Great Britain invasive non-native species strategy
Transparency and freedom of information releases
- Results-Based Agri-environment Payment Scheme (RBAPS) pilot study in England
- Environment (Wales) Act 2016 Part 1 Section 6: The Biodiversity and Resilience of Ecosystems
- Cumbria BogLIFE project
- Fish Health Inspectorate: Reports 2018
- Marches Mosses BogLIFE project