Ellie Brodie, The Wildlife Trusts' Head of Land Management, takes a look at Defra’s Sustainable Farm Incentive pilot and the direction of agriculture policy.
Fit for purpose? Reflections on emerging agriculture policy – will it help arrest the climate and ecological emergency?
Ellie Brodie, Head of Land Management, takes a look at how the Agriculture Bill and recent Defra policy statements are stacking up for wildlife and wild places.
Making public goods pay – new research shows that at least £3 billion is needed to support nature-friendly farming in the UK
By Ellie Brodie of The Wildlife Trusts, Marcus Gilleard of National Trust, and Alice Groom of RSPB.
It's time to act. The future of our countryside is being determined by the Agriculture Bill.
Tomorrow in Parliament MPs will debate the UK’s first Agriculture Bill for more than 40 years. It’s a big day for farming – and for wildlife.
The Wildlife Trusts welcome the news that the member states of the European Commission, of which the UK are a part, have voted to apply a complete ban on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides in…
The government’s spring statement announced today addresses two subjects that have a big impact on our natural environment – plastics and housing
The Wildlife Trusts are deeply concerned that recent government proposals indicate an intention to increase badger culling further.
Blog by Ellie Brodie, Senior Policy Manager, The Wildlife Trusts
Ellie Brodie, Senior Policy Manager, outlines The Wildlife Trusts’ policy proposals for the future of farming and land management in England.