The fourth edition of the Environmental Stewardship Handbook for Higher Level Stewardship (HLS), contains new options and updates aimed at improving environmental outcomes which come into effect from the 1st January 2013.
IMPORTANT: Please ensure the handbook is read in conjunction with the document NE380 (below) for details of changes since publication.Further information
A paper copy of this handbook can be ordered from your local office. For details see Environmental Stewardship contacts .
Due to the size of the document this is also provided in sections to ease downloading.
Earlier versions of the HLS handbook and related publications can be accessed here.