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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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29/06/2020
 This guidance note provides an overview of Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) and the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) for commercial...
26/06/2020
Defra released a consultation on June 19 on the UK government’s Tree Strategy for England. The consultation document sets out Defra’s current...
16/06/2020
This Guidance Note concerns what is and is not included in a listing, i.e. the principal building, and potentially fixtures, attached structures, and...
02/06/2020
  This guidance note provides a summary of the available permitted development rights for the change of use of agricultural and other buildings to...
29/05/2020
This note provides information on the Woodland Carbon Guarantee (WCaG). This is a £50m government scheme which provides a financial incentive to land...

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.