DEFRA and Natural England have published a paper outlining the laws protecting Eurasian beavers and their habitats and the steps to follow when managing Eurasian beavers in England.
From 1 October 2022 Eurasian beavers in England will be a European protected species. This means that new legislation will give them extra protection.
This paper outlines the:
- steps that should be followed when managing beavers
- legislation protecting beavers and the environment