Services

  1. Hunting and shooting wildlife

    Open and closed season for hunting, what you can use and the wildlife you can hunt

  2. Report a dead or injured animal

    Report a dead or injured animal such as a badger, fox or domestic pet found on the road

  3. Report an environmental incident

    How to report environmental incidents, including pollution

  4. Find protected areas of countryside

    Find protected areas, check if your business or home is near one and what environmental restrictions apply

  5. Bats: apply for a mitigation licence (A13)

    Apply for a licence to do development or other work that may affect bats and find out how to report your actions.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Ancient woodland, ancient trees and veteran trees: protecting them from development
  2. Prevent Japanese knotweed from spreading
  3. Prevent harmful weeds and invasive non-native plants spreading
  4. Natterjack toads: surveys and mitigation for development projects
  5. Wildlife licences: when you need to apply
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News and communications

  1. Marine and citizen scientists take to the seas to help secure a future for Atlantic Bluefin Tuna in UK waters
  2. Guatemala joins the Americas to combat illegal wildlife trade
  3. IWT Conference 2018: Declaration commits over 50 countries to action for endangered species
  4. Foreign Secretary pledges to do everything possible to protect wild animals
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Research and statistics

  1. Hen harriers: tracking programme update
  2. River habitat survey guidance manual
  3. Guidance on habitat for white-clawed crayfish
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. National FCERM strategy: Strategic Environmental Assessment scoping report
  2. Case study: Darwin Initiative main round project
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Cumbria BogLIFE project
  2. Marches Mosses BogLIFE project
  3. Humberhead Peatlands restoration LIFE+ project
  4. Hoveton Wetlands restoration project
  5. Nature Improvement Areas: improved ecological networks
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