The MAGIC website provides authoritative geographic information about the natural environment from across government. The information covers rural, urban, coastal and marine environments across Great Britain. It is presented in an interactive map which can be explored using various mapping tools that are included. Natural England manages the service under the direction of a Steering Group who represent the MAGIC partnership organisations.
GS9 and GS10 Eligibility for CS has been added to MAGIC this month. GS9 and GS10 are management options in the Countryside Stewardship scheme, designed to maintain or restore wet grassland for breeding wading birds through provision of feeding habitat and a suitable sward structure for nesting (GS9), or to provide suitable habitat for wintering wildfowl and wading birds on wet grassland (GS10).
MAGIC was launched in 2002. Information covers rural, urban, coastal and marine environments across Great Britain. Presented in an interactive map which can be explored using various mapping tools.
More than 300 data layers are available on MAGIC. The MAGIC partnership organisations are Natural England, Defra, Environment Agency, Historic England, Forestry Commission and Marine Management Organisation.
MAGIC is a very popular website with 2,500 daily user sessions and 9 million maps generated each month across 8 themes, three different basemaps and three overview maps.