Wilding landscape

Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) is an approach to land development that leaves biodiversity in a measurably better state than before the development took place.

Future developments are expected to need to deliver a minimum 10% BNG.

 

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See Natural England brochure on BNG here.

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There are around 3.2M ha of woodland in the UK. This is set to increase substantially over the coming years due to a range of policy, social, environmental and commercial drivers, including Net Zero, Biodiversity Net Gain, ELMs, Local nature recovery plans and carbon trading.

Are environmental benefits (carbon, biodiversity...) best served by sharing agricultural land with nature, or by maximising yield in some areas to spare tracts of land exclusively for nature in other areas?  

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RSK is a global leader in the delivery of sustainable solutions. Our family of over 150 environmental, engineering and technical services businesses works together to provide practical solutions to some of the greatest challenges societies have ever faced.   

Should we be encouraging more agricultural land to revert back to nature, or to a semi-natural state, increasing biodiversity and carbon storage? 

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If you are a farmer seeking extra revenue for good environmental work on your land, we could help you to access funds.

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As custodians of the landscape all farmers have responsibility to the wildlife and nature on their farms.  There are many networks, organisations, advisors and initiatives seeking to help farmers enhance wildlife and biodiversity. Increasingly this is being supported by Defra through ELMS and Local Nature Recovery schemes 

Use this page to share initiatives, resources and discussions around Land Use, the Land Use Framework and the three compartment model.    

Tilhill offers farmers a professional one-stop forestry service for woodland creation, management, selling woodland generated carbon units, and timber harvesting.

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