We’re the government’s adviser for the natural environment in England. We help to protect and restore our natural world.
Our priorities for 2020 to 2025 support our mission and the ambitions of the government’s 25 Year Environment Plan. We aim for:
a well-managed Nature Recovery Network across land, water and sea, which creates and protects resilient ecosystems rich in wildlife and natural beauty, enjoyed by people and widely benefiting society
people connected to the natural environment for their own and society’s wellbeing, enjoyment and prosperity
Nature-based solutions contributing fully to tackling the climate change challenge and wider environmental hazards and threats
improvements in the natural capital that drives sustainable economic growth, healthy food systems and prospering communities
evidence and expertise being used by a broad range of partnerships, organisations and communities to achieve Nature recovery and enable effective regulation and accreditation
being a values-led organisation that delivers excellent service standards to all partners, organisations and communities engaged in achieving Nature’s recovery