Supporting ecologists to champion evidence-based policy development in England.

What’s going on?

For the latest policy developments in England and the rest of the UK, follow @BESPolicy on Twitter and the British Ecological Society on LinkedIn.

What are we doing?

Our English Policy Group works at the interface between ecology and environmental policy, promoting the use of ecological knowledge in policy making in England.


We host annual People, Policy & Planet events which bring together ecologists, practitioners and policy makers, to discuss ecological evidence to advise upcoming policies. Find out more about our 2023 event How can we balance wildlife conservation with public access to nature?

We also organise policy training for ecologists and expert workshops advising government on current topics. If you would like to collaborate on an event, please do get in touch.

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