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Natural Environment Group

The Natural Environment Group (NEG) was set up in 2004 and takes forward issues and actions identified by the annual survey for the Solent Marine Sites (SEMS) management scheme.  It is a subsidiary group of the overall SEMS Management Group and reports to that group, it meets biannually in spring and autumn.  Natural England Chair the group and the Solent Forum office provides the secretariat.

NEG Newsletter

NEG produces an annual newsletter, the last two editions are available below.

Aims and Objectives

NEG's primary aim is:

'to provide a cost-effective mechanism to coordinate the implementation of cross-cutting nature conservation actions stemming from the many overlapping statutory and non-statutory documents'.

Download the Group's Terms of Reference (2022).