Natural England have opened the doors for the Hedgerow and Boundaries Grant as well as the Mid Tier and Higher Tier Countryside Stewardship Applications to farmers and land owners.
The hedgerow and boundaries grant is a capital grant available to help provide environmental and landscape benefits, the deadline for this application is the 27th April 2017.
Applications opened on the 10th March 2017 for Mid-Tier and Higher Tier Countryside Stewardship agreements.
The scheme aims to target the following projects:
- Restore habitats
- Improve water quality and woodland
- Reduce flood risk
- Protect landscapes
- Provide year-round food and shelter for pollinators, birds and other wildlife
If you would like to discuss your application please contact Ben Marshall or Lucinda Hiscock in the Shaftesbury Office