Uplands Management Group (formerly Best Practice Burning Group) (External organisation)

Activity: MembershipMembership of committeeResearch


Invited member of former Best Practice Burning Group from 2013 to 2015, providing evidence of relevant research on wildfire. The group advised Defra/Natural England on prescribed burning as a land management tool, notably for Heather and Grass Burning Regulations. Associate member of the Group’s successor, the Uplands Management Group, which was set up in 2015. It has a wider remit in providing practitioner input to Defra’s Uplands Stakeholder Forum on matters such as upland ecological restoration and resilience.
Period2013 → …
Held atUplands Management Group (formerly Best Practice Burning Group), United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionNational


  • wildfire management
  • wildfire prevention
  • ecological restoration
  • prescribed fire
  • stakeholder engagement