Local Nature Recovery: framework and next development steps

10 January 2022

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LNR is the successor to Countryside Stewardship, and Defra released further updates at the start of 2022 on how it will develop and be tested over the next two years.

The Local Nature Recovery (LNR) scheme is part of Defra's Environmental Land Management (ELM), along with Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) and Landscape Recovery. It is in an early stage of development, and it will be 2024 before it is available.

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