Conservation grants provide funding for habitat creation, improvement and management. Funding is provided by the European Union and each country in the UK has interpreted and implemented European legislation differently. Since 1 January 2015 there are new European Union funds and new rules apply.
Countryside Stewardship helps to improve flood management, landscape character, genetic conservation and climate change adaptation and mitigation.
In November 2017 a number of new streamlined Countryside Stewardship options were announced.
The Northern Ireland Rural Development Programme 2014 – 2020 is administered by the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Northern Ireland. The existing grant scheme, the Northern Ireland Countryside Management Scheme (NICMS) is closed to applications.
Rural Land Management The rural land development team ensures members have the opportunity of somewhere to shoot. We can give advice about the land you
Farm Subsidies The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reforms agreed for the 2014-2020 period introduced new farm subsidy rules and payments from 1 January 2015. Each
Conservation About Contact us Advice News Projects Join BASC Green Shoots Green Shoots Mapping About Conservation The conservation team helps create a guaranteed future for