UK: Get involved in the future of a natural England


The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) today launched a discussion paper for you to help shape the future of the Nature of England..

Front cover of Defra discussion paperThe Natural Environment: An invitation to shape the Nature of England document will be released by Spring 2011 and Defra "want all interested parties to have a say in shaping the development of the White Paper" as part of a much wider programme of engagement.

This follows news last week that many of Defra's environmental quangos would be axed.

All comments should be received by 30 October 2010.

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Environment quangos to be cut (BBC News website)