Research projects

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River Reeds

Re-evaluating the sensitivity of habitats to climate change

This Natural England funded project took place over three months in early 2022, and enabled Chris Short and Dr Phil Staddon to produce a rigorous assessment of the sensitivity of habitats in Britain to climate change. The assessment will be based on consultations with habitat and climate change experts. 
Barley Field Cotswolds Spring

Farming in Protected Landscapes Evaluation 

This Defra funded project aims to evaluate the Farming in Protected Landscape programme (FiPL) in England’s 34 AONBs and 10 National Parks, in order to feed into programme design and implementation throughout the funded period (2021 – 2024) and inform future policy and practice.

Assessment of Social Value Derived from CLA Activities

This project, a study for the Country, Land and Business Association, examines the social contribution of CLA members to enable aggregate estimates of social value generation across the CLA membership to be made.
Derelict building

Integrating Heritage into Land Management Plans 

This project is looking at where and how land managers and the bodies administering the new schemes will get heritage data and advice, testing different formats of data and advice provision within Land Management Plans.