The Solent Forum

Working in partnership for the future

Natural Environment Group

Algal mat smothering other habitats

The Natural Environment Group (NEG) was set up in 2004 to progress the strategic actions from the Solent Marine Sites (SEMS) management scheme. It is a subsidiary group of the overall SEMS Management Group and reports to that group, it meets biannually in spring and autumn. Natural England Chair the group and the Solent Forum office provides the secretariat.