£100,000 fund to help farmers protect wildlife and manage flood risk

Farmers and rural communities across England are set to benefit from nearly £100,000 to reduce the risk of flooding, maintain farmland and create new wildlife habitats, Environment Minister Richard Benyon announced today as he unveiled the 12 successful projects who bid for DeFRA funding.

Twelve local Internal Drainage Boards (IDBs) across England have been awarded extra funding to support innovative projects which protect communities or improve the local natural environment. Read more on the DeFRA website…