Countryside Stewardship

WebbPaton have many years experience helping farmers with their environmental schemes.  Farming today goes hand in hand with conservation and protecting the natural environment.  WebbPaton’s team of Land Agents are here to help our farming clients through this maze of paperwork.

We have assisted farmers with the paperwork for the following Natural England Schemes:

  • Countryside Stewardship Scheme CSS
  • Entry Level Stewardship ELS
  • Organic Entry Level Stewardship OELS
  • Higher Level Stewardship HLS
  • Organic Higher Level Stewardship OHLS
  • Nitrate Sensitive Areas NSA
  • Sites of Special Scientific Interest SSSI
  • Environmental Sensitive Areas ESA
  • England Catchment Sensitive Farming Delivery Initiative ECSFDI
  • Energy Crops Scheme ECS

Further details of Natural England grants can be found at

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Plus the following Forestry Commission Grants woodland grant schemes:

  • Woodland Planning Grant WPG
  • Woodland Assessment Grant WAG
  • Woodland Regeneration Grant WRG
  • Woodland Improvement Grant WIG
  • Woodland Management Grant WMG
  • Woodland Creation Grant WCG

Further details of Forestry Commission grants can be found at

We also assist farmers with the Environment Agency paperwork relating to the:

  • Farm Waste Regulations
  • Farm Waste Exemptions
  • Nitrate Vulnerable Zones NVZs
  • The Water Resources (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) Regulations 2010 SSAFO

Further details of the Environment Agency and how it effects agriculture can be found at