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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).

View CLA's library of Guidance Notes

19/08/2019
  This guidance note provides advice on the planning policy context and government guidance for rural workers’ dwellings by reference to the National...
02/08/2019
Housing development is one of the most significant challenges currently facing the country.  This is likely to result in more development...
22/07/2019
This guidance note covers the requirement for EPCs for buildings being let or sold.  It has been updated to July 2019.
01/07/2019
Agriculture and land use contributes to around 10% of the UK’s total greenhouse gas emissions. Carbon accounting on farms is one of the best ways to...
27/06/2019
This is the only substantive guidance written from the point of view of owners of heritage and traditional buildings.  It covers ways of cutting...

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.