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Megan Lock

Megan Lock BSc MCIEEM

South East - Rural Adviser

Megan joined the CLA in 2013 as a Rural Adviser with over 18 years’ experience in the land based sector. She trained at Sparsholt College, affiliated by Portsmouth University – studying Agriculture, Countryside Management and then a BSc in Ecology and Conservation.  Prior to joining the CLA, Megan worked for Natural England as a Land Management Adviser delivering Agri-Environment agreements, designated site and protected species advice for a number of years, followed by taking a position as an Estate Land Manager on Exmoor managing 5 shooting estates.

Megan is responsible for environmental issues and policies affecting members and provides advice and support on a wide range of areas to do with land management (such as, stewardship schemes, BPS, protected landscapes and designated sites, rural grants, resource protection, woodland management, biodiversity offsetting, natural capital and protected species).

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25/11/2019
Guidance Note on Certificates of Lawfulness of Existing Use or Development (CLEUD) and Certificates of Proposed Use or Development (CLOPUD)
20/11/2019
Under new rules, if your septic tank currently discharges directly to a surface water you must replace or upgrade the system by 1 January 2020.  This...
18/11/2019
This Guidance Note provides government planning guidance to support on-farm reservoirs, farm shops, the use of polytunnels, farm tracks and on-farm...
18/11/2019
This guidance note sets out the recent changes to the methodology for calculating the occupier's wayleave payment on arable land in England and...
18/11/2019
This guidance note sets out when an exemption will need to be registered, a summary of exemptions available and a step by step guide to registering...

Megan Lock Bsc Mcieem's Articles & Blog Posts

09/04/2019
CLA South East Rural Adviser, Megan lock, comments on the countryside code and provides tips on how to enjoy the outdoors responsibly.