Stakeholder input to the development of the Local Nature Recovery Strategy is critical to its success.  We want a strategy that is informed by your priorities for nature and built on the data, information and knowledge you hold.  As a result we will create a shared strategy that presents a plan for joined-up action to recover our county’s nature.

The project will bring together groups of stakeholders throughout the project to input and participation in these working groups will be open to all.  At what stage you engage in the project will be entirely up to you and will likely be informed by which part of the strategy you’re keen to influence.  Although we are keen to have as many involved from the start, we’re conscious that not everyone will be able to do so.  So, we have created the following guide to help you decide which part of the process is most important to you to participate in.

How to influence the LNRS

If you’re involved in, interested by or affected by nature recovery – you’re a stakeholder and we want you to get involved.  For more information on who we want to be involved in the development of the nature recovery strategy, see who we are working with.

See below for details of how to take part, to help shape the county’s plans for recovering nature.   You’ll also find reports from our various engagement activities on this page.

Where we need your input

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Map your action for nature

The Making Space for Nature project wants to identify all the excellent action for nature that has already taken place, and is currently underway, in…

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Give us your thoughts on our priorities shortlisting approach

The Making Space for Nature project has been working with stakeholders to create a longlist of priorities, taken from: A series of stakeholder workshops throughout February. Supporting…

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Workshops and other events

Workshops The project will host a number of workshops across the year to ensure we get input from all stakeholders: Pressures and priorities workshops –…

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Contribute to our latest online survey

The project will run a series of surveys, so we can directly hear as many views as possible as work on Making Space for Nature…

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Self-led workshops

If you’re unable to attend one of our workshops but would really like to et your teeth into the process, you can organise a group…

Thank you for your input - here's what you told us

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Workshop reports

Reports from the first series of workshops – pressures and priorities – will be published here in March/April.

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Online survey reports

Reports from our latest online survey will be published next month.

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Action for nature map

The results of your mapping action for nature will be published here in April.

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Reports on other project consultations

Feedback from other consultations we’ve run with stakeholders during the project.

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