February 2023 – BNG Offers new opportunities

With the ‘market’ for Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) rapidly emerging, South East Farmer hears from farm and environment consultant Anthony Weston about the options and one Sussex scheme with which he’s involved.

Demand for BNG provision is growing rapidly and agreements are already being struck. Estimates of the total annual BNG requirement vary widely, with  suggestions ranging from 7,000 to 40,000-plus ‘units’, but what’s clear is that it heralds a potentially lucrative opportunity for farmers and landowners.

Read the full article here……

 Article by Anthony Weston Open PDF

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