£1.4m of new funding for tree-planting projects with a focus on the water environment this financial year.
This programme is competitive and will be prioritised by the EA, first at an area level and secondly on a national level. We will be prioritising projects based on the following criteria: - Confidence in ability to deliver by March 2021 - Contribution to improving water environment including WFD status, NFM etc. - Value for money - Scale, we will be looking for larger projects in the region of £50 – 95k.
Partners will need to submit project mandates to their local area office by 30th October. Please contact your EA Catchment Coordinator in the first instance for any questions and to start your application.