Environmental Countryside Stewardship


The new RDPE started on 1st January 2015 and DEFRA will spent £3.5 billion during the 2014-2020 RD period.  It is focused on 3 main areas:  managing the environment; increasing farming and forestry productivity and growing the rural economy.

Countryside Stewardship is the new single integrated agri-environmental scheme.  It is made up of 3 strands:

Higher Tier - predominantly invitation led application process for environmentally significant sides

Mid Tier - competitively scored and successful applications will have a five year multi-annual agreement

Capital Grants - 1-2 year grants for boundaries, water quality improvement, woodland creation etc 

  • Mid Tier – application packs can be downloaded up to 30th June or a paper application pack by 31st May. The application submission deadline is 31st July 2020. 
  • Higher Tier – application deadline 1st May 2020
  • Hedgerows and Boundaries Capital Grant – can be applied for online – application deadline = 1st may 2020.  
  • England – Countryside Productivity Small Grants – Round 2 Deadline Extension – claim relating to round 2 extended to 31st July 2020. A third round is expected later this year.

For more information please contact:

Kathryn Williams on 07971 583638 or email kathrynwilliams@dmpcuk.com

Click here for our Guidance Note

 

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