Environment Minister Huw Irranca-Davies, joined by Natural England, will launch the Uplands Entry Level Stewardship scheme on Tuesday 9 February.
The new entry level scheme supports and rewards farmers for looking after the biodiversity and landscape of England’s historic uplands.
Huw Irranca-Davies and Natural England Chair Poul Christensen will launch the new scheme at Blaze Farm, Cheshire, and will be available for interview on the day. You are invited to send a reporter/photographer/camera crew as follows:
- Time: 10:00 am
- Date: Tuesday 9 February
- Venue: Blaze Farm in Wildboarclough, Cheshire
For more information, to confirm attendance, or to arrange an interview, contact Defra press office: Sasha Fuller on 0207 238 5610 or 07810 630 236.
Phone: For enquiries please contact the above department