Mid Tier and Higher Tier Stewardship Applications should now be being worked up with a view to final submission by the end of September 2017. Natural England should be supporting the development of a Higher Tier agreement with the applicant, however Mid Tier applications are subject to the applicant’s choices. It is important that the local priorities are met in order to make an application the most competitive, as an offer is not guaranteed.
Agreements are for the small scale Boundaries Capital Grant scheme are expected to be made any time now. If you are offered an agreement, you will need to return the declarations to Natural England prior to carrying out any work.
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