How external funding is helping Natural England's work

Find out how grants from the EU and Heritage Lottery Fund are helping a variety of projects in the natural environment.

Current projects

Projects with their own website:

  • Back from the Brink - saving 20 species of England’s wildlife from extinction and helping others on the road to recovery
  • Bats in churches - providing innovative solutions to support the use and maintenance of churches which have bat roosts
  • Great Fen - creating a fenland landscape around 2 National Nature Reserves in Cambridgeshire
  • Hoveton Great Broad restoration - restoring a Norfolk broad to a species-rich wildlife haven
  • Isles of Scilly seabird recovery - controlling the islands’ rat population to protect its seabirds
  • Little Tern recovery - restoring and creating little tern habitat to protect colonies for the future
  • Meres and Mosses landscape partnership scheme - improving the value of this wetland landscape for the people and wildlife living in and around it in Shropshire and Cheshire
  • Natural Course - improving and protecting water quality in north west England
  • Restoring the Humberhead Peatlands - increasing the area of peat bog habitat under restoration, improving rare habitats and supporting research and monitoring
  • Revitalising Redesdale - protecting and enhancing the landscape and wildlife around the River Rede in Northumberland
  • Unlocking the Severn - reopening the River Severn and lower River Teme for fish species, and reconnecting people with their natural and cultural heritage through a fish, the twaite shad

Projects on GOV.UK:

  1. Cumbria BogLIFE project
  2. Marches Mosses BogLIFE project
  3. Results-Based Agri-environment Payment Scheme (RBAPS) pilot study in England

Closed projects

Published 4 July 2017