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.

Who To Influence

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 Actions 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 – FEEDBACK NOW CLOSED

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

Our survey on the Priorities for Nature Recovery in Kent and Medway is now closed – thanks to all who took part, we had a…

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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

Here you can find reports on our first series of workshops, which looked at the pressures and priorities for our biodiversity in Kent and Medway. …

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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 engagement

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

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