Natural England are the Government’s statutory advisor for the natural environment, playing a role in delivering the Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan (25 YEP). This action plan describes their vision, bringing new opportunities to protect and enhance, and to achieve real outcomes for the environment.
Natural England’s mission is to build partnerships to drive nature recovery. In the plan they set out the four key things on which they will focus their efforts:
- Greener farming and fisheries – supporting those who manage land and sea to operate in harmony with the environment.
- Sustainable development – creating great places for people to live and work.
- Connecting people with nature – promoting health and wellbeing through the great outdoors.
- Resilient landscapes and seas – protecting and restoring wildlife and natural beauty for future generations.