The Steering Group which has overseen the development of the scheme to date has included Friends of the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority, the Country Landowners and Business Association (CLA), Cumbria County Council, Cumbria Farm Environment Partnership, Cumbria Geoconservation, Cumbria Wildlife Trust, Eden District Council, Eden Rivers Trust, the Farmer Network, Lunesdale Archaeology Society, Natural England and the Woodland Trust, together with representatives from the local community. Other partners, including Electricity Northwest and the Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust, will come on board for the delivery phase. Many other organisations and individuals have been involved in the development of the scheme and the individual projects.