Natural and Historic Environment update, August 2017 (PDF, 407KB)
Over 36% of Suffolk is either nationally or locally designated for its wildlife or landscape quality; and in a East Anglian Daily Times poll (April 2015) 64% of people said that the countryside and wildlife here are the best things about living in Suffolk.
The natural environment of the county:
- supports the economic growth of sectors including tourism, food and drink
- is vital to people’s health and wellbeing, with mental and physical health benefits known to be associated with experiences of nature
Find out more about our landscapes and wildlife, where to go and how we work to look after it.