Consultation outcome

Wildfowling consents review: outcome

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

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Original consultation


Find out about plans to change the wildfowling consents process on designated sites in England.

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Consultation description

Natural England is seeking views on proposed changes to how it assesses wildfowling consent on protected sites.

The proposed changes aim to secure good environmental outcomes and make assessments:

  • more straightforward
  • easy to understand
  • responsive to changes in bird numbers on the site
  • responsive to conservation work wildfowling clubs may undertake

Protected sites are:

  • sites of special scientific interest
  • European protected sites, such as Special Areas of Conservation and Special Protection Areas
Published 2 October 2017