In Practice Magazine

In Practice magazine covers from 2022

In Practice is CIEEM’s highly regarded quarterly membership publication. It is highly valued by our members and is integral to the work that we do to raise standards and share knowledge.

In Practice is published in March, June, September and December, and is circulated to all members, either in print or digitally. Discussion is promoted via social media and CIEEM’s website.

CIEEM members can access the last two years of In Practice publications in the members’ area (login at the top of the page) of the website. Editions older than two years are publicly available in the Resource Hub.

In Practice invites contributions on any aspect of ecology and environmental management but does not aim to publish scientific papers presenting the results of original research. Contributions should be sent to the Editor.

Potential authors should see deadlines below and also read the Guidance for Authors.

Themes and Submission Deadlines

123 – March 2024


Submissions are welcomed on any water theme that relates to ecology and environmental management, including marine, coastal and freshwater topics.

17 November 2023
124 – June 2024

Afforestation and Tree-Planting

Submissions are welcomed on the many distinct challenges and opportunities attached to afforestation and tree-planting. This includes, for example, issues relating to wading birds, land use decision-making, government targets and support, native vs non-native planting, etc.

16 February 2024
125 – September 2024

Financing Nature’s Recovery

Submissions are welcomed on any element of finance in relation to the ecology and environmental management sector. This includes both public and private finance, follow up on the COP15 agreement and its big push for private finance, the emerging markets for biodiversity credits, how big institutions (e.g. big insurers) are voluntarily financing nature recovery, the new TNFD Framework, etc.

17 May 2024
126 – December 2024

Non-Themed Edition

We welcome article submissions on any topic.

16 August 2024
127 – March 2025 Topic TBC 15 November 2024
128 – June 2025 Topic TBC 14 February 2025
129 – September 2025 Topic TBC 16 May 2025
130 – December 2025 Topic TBC 15 August 2025

If you would like to contribute to one of these issues please contact the Editor (details below). Contributions are welcomed from both members and non-members.


Subscription to In Practice is available to non-members in hardcopy and digital format. For further information on ordering a subscription, please contact

Digital Hardcopy (UK) Hardcopy (outside UK)
1 Year subscription (4 issues) £40 £44 £65

Individual hardcopy back issues can also be purchased on request (subject to availability).


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Editor and Editorial Board

The In Practice Editor is Dr Nik Prowse.

Jason Reeves co-ordinates internal contributions and manages the publication.

The In Practice Editorial Board consists of:

  • Kate Bayley MCIEEM
  • Joanne Denyer MCIEEM
  • Ursula Digby CEnv MCIEEM
  • Sally Fraser CEnv MCIEEM
  • Neil Harwood CEnv MCIEEM
  • Helen Hyde (Student Member representative)
  • Sue Lawley CEnv MCIEEM
  • Caroline McParland CEnv MCIEEM
  • Ian Morrissey CEnv MCIEEM
  • Patrick White FCIEEM

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