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.
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.
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.
Guidance and regulation
- Import or export endangered species: check if you need a CITES permit
- Create ponds and lakes
- Biodiversity metric: calculate the biodiversity net gain of a project or development
- Find a specific tree pest or disease
- Enabling a Natural Capital Approach (ENCA)
News and communications
Research and statistics
- Invasive non-native species: challenges for the water environment
- Biodiversity: challenges for the water environment
- Agriculture and rural land management: challenges for the water environment
- An analysis of national macroinvertebrate trends for England: 1991–2019
- UK Biodiversity indicators
Policy papers and consultations
- Local Nature Recovery Strategies: how to prepare and what to include
- Aarhus convention national implementation report 2021
- Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot: environmental outcomes and benefits
- England Peat Action Plan
- River basin management plans: use of strategic environmental assessment screening
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