This report from WWT is good – it’s one of the best I’ve seen from them and one of the best I’ve seen from a wildlife NGO for a while.
What’s good about it? Well, it is a bit more intellectually challenging than most of the recent NGO reports and it also less politically naive.
Do I agree with all the suggestions in it? I’m not sure about that but there is nothing with which I disagree strongly so that’s a promising start. And it’s interesting enough to be worth another read or two over the next few days.
There is the usual NGO call for targets – so that government can know whether it is on track (and so can the rest of us of course).
There is a shift to using the concept of environmental justice as a reason for shaking up the system and the concept of a Brexit ‘governance gap’. This is a good way of putting it and a catchy phrase.
Read here about catchment commissioners and how land should be managed at a catchment level.
Good ideas on how agriculture and environment need to be walking hand in hand in post-Brexit England.
Have a look and then email your MP using this link to ask them to give it a look too.