Next steps for biodiversity and species protection in the UK - policy developments, local and key sector approaches to environmental stewardship, and priorities for the OEP

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 08:30 to 13:00

The agenda:

  • Biodiversity and species protection - the Environment Bill and wider policy landscape;
  • Local approaches to environmental protection: Local Nature Recovery Strategies, monitoring biodiversity and promoting species protection;
  • Incorporating biodiversity net gain within the planning system;
  • Emerging regulatory issues for the Office for Environmental Protection;
  • Priorities for ensuring biodiversity and species protection across key sectors; and
  • Next steps for ecological restoration and protecting biodiversity