Federation's summer newsletter is out

Our summer newsletter is now out and you can download it here:


  • Looking fowards - introduction from our Chairman, Joe Relph
  • The work of the Federation — your voice on the fell and in national and local meetings

  • The National Trust to invest in farming in the Lake District
  • Andrea Meanwell—The Lake District National Park’s new Farming Officer

  • Higher Level Stewardship expiries on commons: is there consistency across the regions?

  • A conservator’s reflections on 10 years in a Higher Level Stewardship agreement

  • Navigating the Government’s plans for farming and the environment

  • Livestock and climate change
    • Misrepresentation of methane emissions from ruminants

    • Not all meat has the same environmental footprint