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Michael Gove visits Hadrian's Wall, Beavers in the Forest of Dean, EA response to dry weather, Leeds and flood defence scheme, EAC on the 25 Year Environment Plan - Tuesday 24 July

Northumberland National Park

Michael Gove visits Hadrian’s Wall as part of #NationalParksWeek Yesterday the Environment Secretary Michael Gove visited the iconic Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland National Park to kick-start National Parks Week, highlighting his commitment to ensure our cherished landscapes are not only …

Friday 4th May 2018 - Government launches microplastics research to protect oceans, Defra working hard to prepare for Brexit, CCTV becomes mandatory in all abattoirs in England and European Commission to grant derogation on 'three crop rule' requirements

In today's blog we look at how funding from Defra will go towards a research project looking at how tiny plastic particles impact marine life, how work is progressing as we head towards Brexit and CCTV becomes mandatory in all abattoirs in England.

Tuesday 1st May 2018 - Minister opens biggest fridge recycling facility in Europe, Nature reserve expansion and home grown

In today's blog we look at calls from the government’s chief plant health officer for the horticulture industry to help reduce the threat of pests and diseases, good news for nature in Suffolk and see what Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey got up to during her visit to AO.

Monday 30 April: Oak Processionary Moth caterpillars ,the Environment Secretary on Future Farming, flood warnings and the Royal Horticultural Society's ban on certain plants at Chelsea.

In today's blog we look at the possible health risks associated with OPM caterpillars, the Environment Secretary discusses the ongoing consultation for the future of farming ,flood warnings and a ban on exhibitors at the Chelsea Flower Show from using certain plants. plants