Natural England Research Reports

Research and monitoring reports written by Natural England staff Some of the records within this category can be viewed by their location.

Records for this category

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A Review of the Environmental Capital Approach in the New Approach to Transport Appraisal (Thumbnail link to record) A Review of the Environmental Capital Approach in the New Approach to Transport Appraisal NERR016 2008/11/25
A narrative for conserving freshwater and wetland habitats in England (Thumbnail link to record) A narrative for conserving freshwater and wetland habitats in England NERR064 2016/03/18
A review of the Monitor of Engagement with the Natural Environment (MENE) survey (Thumbnail link to record) A review of the Monitor of Engagement with the Natural Environment (MENE) survey NERR058 2014/06/30
A review of the ornithological interest of SSSIs in England (Thumbnail link to record) A review of the ornithological interest of SSSIs in England NERR015 2008/07/31
A review of the revision of the Ancient Woodland Inventory in the South East (Thumbnail link to record) A review of the revision of the Ancient Woodland Inventory in the South East NERR042 2011/08/04
Agreement holder participation in the self-assessment of Higher Level Stewardship agreements (Thumbnail link to record) Agreement holder participation in the self-assessment of Higher Level Stewardship agreements NERR048 2013/08/06
An assessment of evidence supporting a programme of wetland restoration projects in the New Forest Site of Special Scientific Interest (Thumbnail link to record) An assessment of evidence supporting a programme of wetland restoration projects in the New Forest Site of Special Scientific Interest NERR066 2016/11/08
An assessment of evidence supporting a programme of wetland restoration projects in the New Forest Site of Special Scientific Interest: Assurance Report (Thumbnail link to record) An assessment of evidence supporting a programme of wetland restoration projects in the New Forest Site of Special Scientific Interest: Assurance Report NERR067 2016/11/08
An evidence base for setting flow targets to protect river habitat (Thumbnail link to record) An evidence base for setting flow targets to protect river habitat NERR035 2011/01/10
An evidence base for setting nutrient targets to protect river habitat (Thumbnail link to record) An evidence base for setting nutrient targets to protect river habitat NERR034 2010/11/11
Assessing the potential consequences of climate change for England's landscapes: South East Northumberland (Thumbnail link to record) Assessing the potential consequences of climate change for England's landscapes: South East Northumberland NERR045 2013/06/27
Assessing the potential consequences of climate change for England’s landscapes: Humberhead Levels (Thumbnail link to record) Assessing the potential consequences of climate change for England’s landscapes: Humberhead Levels NERR050 2013/08/16
Assessing the potential consequences of climate change for England’s landscapes: North Kent (Thumbnail link to record) Assessing the potential consequences of climate change for England’s landscapes: North Kent NERR052 2013/11/05
Assessing the potential consequences of climate change for England’s landscapes: Sherwood (Thumbnail link to record) Assessing the potential consequences of climate change for England’s landscapes: Sherwood NERR049 2013/08/16
Assessing the potential consequences of climate change for England’s landscapes: the South Downs National Park (Thumbnail link to record) Assessing the potential consequences of climate change for England’s landscapes: the South Downs National Park NERR051 2013/09/02
Assessing the potential for mapping ecosystem services in England based on existing habitats (Thumbnail link to record) Assessing the potential for mapping ecosystem services in England based on existing habitats NERR056 2014/09/05
Biodiversity studies of six traditional orchards in England (Thumbnail link to record) Biodiversity studies of six traditional orchards in England NERR025 2009/04/23
Carbon Management by Land and Marine Managers (Thumbnail link to record) Carbon Management by Land and Marine Managers NERR026 2008/11/27
Carbon storage by habitat: Review of the evidence of the impacts of management decisions and condition of carbon stores and sources (Thumbnail link to record) Carbon storage by habitat: Review of the evidence of the impacts of management decisions and condition of carbon stores and sources NERR043 2012/05/29
Children and the natural environment: experiences, influences and interventions - Summary (Thumbnail link to record) Children and the natural environment: experiences, influences and interventions - Summary NERR040 2011/03/24
Core reef approach to Sabellaria spinulosa reef management in The Wash and North Norfolk Coast SAC and The Wash approaches (Thumbnail link to record) Core reef approach to Sabellaria spinulosa reef management in The Wash and North Norfolk Coast SAC and The Wash approaches NERR065 2016/05/16
Crop Wild Relatives: Plant conservation for food security (Thumbnail link to record) Crop Wild Relatives: Plant conservation for food security NERR037 2011/01/25
Current Marine and Coastal Issues for North East Kent: Proceedings of the third North East Kent Coastal Conference 9 November 2006 (Thumbnail link to record) Current Marine and Coastal Issues for North East Kent: Proceedings of the third North East Kent Coastal Conference 9 November 2006 NERR029 2008/12/19
Delivering the ecosystem approach on the ground – an evaluation of the upland ecosystem service pilots (Thumbnail link to record) Delivering the ecosystem approach on the ground – an evaluation of the upland ecosystem service pilots NERR046 2012/12/07
Developing a measure of High Nature Value Farmland (HNVF) for the Rural Development Programme for England NERR068 (Thumbnail link to record) Developing a measure of High Nature Value Farmland (HNVF) for the Rural Development Programme for England NERR068 NERR068 2017/06/19
Development of guideline sediment targets to support management of sediment inputs into aquatic systems (Thumbnail link to record) Development of guideline sediment targets to support management of sediment inputs into aquatic systems NERR008 2008/04/07
England’s Natural Environment in 2060 – issues, implications and scenarios (Thumbnail link to record) England’s Natural Environment in 2060 – issues, implications and scenarios NERR031 2009/11/26
Environmental impacts of land management (Thumbnail link to record) Environmental impacts of land management NERR030 2009/09/22
European Marine Site Risk Review (Thumbnail link to record) European Marine Site Risk Review NERR038 2010/11/22
Field assessment of great crested newt Triturus critatus mitigation projects in England (Thumbnail link to record) Field assessment of great crested newt Triturus critatus mitigation projects in England NERR001 2007/07/03
Framework for monitoring environmental outcomes in protected landscapes (Thumbnail link to record) Framework for monitoring environmental outcomes in protected landscapes NERR055 2014/03/31
Freshwater Non-native Species Management Initiatives: Pilot Project (Thumbnail link to record) Freshwater Non-native Species Management Initiatives: Pilot Project NERR023 2008/12/08
Geomorphological assessment of riverine SSSIs for the strategic planning of physical restoration (Thumbnail link to record) Geomorphological assessment of riverine SSSIs for the strategic planning of physical restoration NERR013 2008/07/29
Good practice in sustainable leisure travel: Twenty case studies (Thumbnail link to record) Good practice in sustainable leisure travel: Twenty case studies NERR021 2008/10/06
Green Exercise Programme Evaluation (Thumbnail link to record) Green Exercise Programme Evaluation NERR039 2011/03/29
Impact of heathland restoration and re-creation techniques on soil characteristics and the historical environment (Thumbnail link to record) Impact of heathland restoration and re-creation techniques on soil characteristics and the historical environment NERR010 2008/03/28
Improvement Programme for England’s Natura 2000 Sites (IPENS) Programme Scoping: identifying key issues affecting Natura 2000 sites and priorities for the IPENS project (Thumbnail link to record) Improvement Programme for England’s Natura 2000 Sites (IPENS) Programme Scoping: identifying key issues affecting Natura 2000 sites and priorities for the IPENS project NERR053 2013/12/19
Integrated Site Assessments 2013/14: A report on Natural England’s assessments of Sites of Special Scientific Interest and Higher Level Stewardship agreement (Thumbnail link to record) Integrated Site Assessments 2013/14: A report on Natural England’s assessments of Sites of Special Scientific Interest and Higher Level Stewardship agreement NERR061 2015/10/09
Investigating the potential increase in health costs due to a decline in access to greenspace: an exploratory study (Thumbnail link to record) Investigating the potential increase in health costs due to a decline in access to greenspace: an exploratory study NERR062 2016/02/23
Investigations into the use of critical sediment yields for assessing and managing fine sediment inputs into freshwater ecosystems (Thumbnail link to record) Investigations into the use of critical sediment yields for assessing and managing fine sediment inputs into freshwater ecosystems NERR007 2008/04/07
Is the management of Local Wildlife Sites affected by the urban fringe? (Thumbnail link to record) Is the management of Local Wildlife Sites affected by the urban fringe? NERR063 2016/02/08
Isles of Scilly SAC: Intertidal Under-Boulder Communities Survey 2011 (Thumbnail link to record) Isles of Scilly SAC: Intertidal Under-Boulder Communities Survey 2011 NERR059 2014/11/11
Less management prescription, more outcome focus - Making Environmental Stewardship More Effective (MESME) trialling project (Thumbnail link to record) Less management prescription, more outcome focus - Making Environmental Stewardship More Effective (MESME) trialling project NERR047 2013/07/29
Local Geodiversity Action Plans: a review of progress (Thumbnail link to record) Local Geodiversity Action Plans: a review of progress NERR027 2008/12/19
Managing for species: Integrating the needs of England’s priority species into habitat management (Thumbnail link to record) Managing for species: Integrating the needs of England’s priority species into habitat management NERR024 2010/01/15
Maritime cliff and slope inventory 2004/2005 (Thumbnail link to record) Maritime cliff and slope inventory 2004/2005 NERR003 2007/11/05
Microeconomic Evidence for the Benefits of Investment in the Environment - review (Thumbnail link to record) Microeconomic Evidence for the Benefits of Investment in the Environment - review NERR033 2012/03/01
Microeconomic Evidence for the Benefits of Investment in the Environment 2 (MEBIE2) (Thumbnail link to record) Microeconomic Evidence for the Benefits of Investment in the Environment 2 (MEBIE2) NERR057 2014/06/09
National biodiversity climate change vulnerability model (Thumbnail link to record) National biodiversity climate change vulnerability model NERR054 2014/02/03
Natural England framework for Science, Research and Evidence (Thumbnail link to record) Natural England framework for Science, Research and Evidence NERR011 2008/04/22
No Charge? Valuing the natural environment: Technical report (Thumbnail link to record) No Charge? Valuing the natural environment: Technical report NERR032 2010/04/15
Procedural guidelines for studying grey seals in southwest England, 2006 (Thumbnail link to record) Procedural guidelines for studying grey seals in southwest England, 2006 NERR017 2008/09/24
Qualitative and quantitative research into public engagement with the undersea landscape in England (Thumbnail link to record) Qualitative and quantitative research into public engagement with the undersea landscape in England NERR019 2008/09/02
Radio Tracking Study of Greater Horseshoe Bats at Dean Hall, Littledean, Cinderford (Thumbnail link to record) Radio Tracking Study of Greater Horseshoe Bats at Dean Hall, Littledean, Cinderford NERR012 2008/05/30
Recent losses of permanent grassland – an assessment of the evidence (Thumbnail link to record) Recent losses of permanent grassland – an assessment of the evidence NERR060 2014/12/18
Review of local records centres in the UK (Thumbnail link to record) Review of local records centres in the UK NERR004 2007/11/15
Surveying terrestrial and freshwater invertebrates for conservation evaluation (Thumbnail link to record) Surveying terrestrial and freshwater invertebrates for conservation evaluation NERR005 2007/12/11
The Basking Shark (Cetorhinus maximus) in West Cornwall: Key sites, anthropogenic threats and their implications for conservation of the species (Thumbnail link to record) The Basking Shark (Cetorhinus maximus) in West Cornwall: Key sites, anthropogenic threats and their implications for conservation of the species NERR018 2008/07/31
The Impacts of Leisure Travel (Thumbnail link to record) The Impacts of Leisure Travel NERR014 2008/07/03
The application of biological-effects tools to inform the condition of European Marine Sites (Thumbnail link to record) The application of biological-effects tools to inform the condition of European Marine Sites NERR009 2008/07/03
The condition of lowland heathland: results from a sample survey of non-statutory stands in England (Thumbnail link to record) The condition of lowland heathland: results from a sample survey of non-statutory stands in England NERR002 2007/11/13
Towards a coherent network of Marine Protected Areas. Report of a conference held on the 2-4th October, 2007, Scarborough, UK (Thumbnail link to record) Towards a coherent network of Marine Protected Areas. Report of a conference held on the 2-4th October, 2007, Scarborough, UK NERR006 2008/02/15
Validation Network Project Saltmarshes (Thumbnail link to record) Validation Network Project Saltmarshes NERR020 2008/09/24
Valuing land-use and management changes in the Keighley and Watersheddles catchment (Thumbnail link to record) Valuing land-use and management changes in the Keighley and Watersheddles catchment NERR044 2012/05/09
Visitor travel plans for countryside leisure destinations (Thumbnail link to record) Visitor travel plans for countryside leisure destinations NERR022 2008/11/27
What motivates people to participate in organised walking activity? (Thumbnail link to record) What motivates people to participate in organised walking activity? NERR028 2009/12/04
Who took part in Walking for Health?: An analysis of walker demographics April 2008 to March 2010 (Thumbnail link to record) Who took part in Walking for Health?: An analysis of walker demographics April 2008 to March 2010 NERR041 2011/06/27