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Criteria to apply when identifying Nature Improvement Areas

This document sets out criteria that can be used when identifying locally determined Nature Improvement Areas.

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Criteria for Local Authorities, Local Nature Partnerships and others to apply when identifying Nature Improvement Areas

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In the Natural Environment White Paper, we set out our vision for Nature Improvement Areas (NIAs) to be created wherever the opportunities or benefits are greatest, driven by the knowledge and vision of local partners.  These landscape-scale initiatives aim to ensure that land is used sustainably to achieve multiple benefits for people, wildlife and the local economy.

This document sets out criteria that can be used by local authorities, Local Nature Partnerships and others when identifying locally determined Nature Improvement Areas.

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