What is biodiversity?

Biodiversity is used to describe the richness of the living environment around us. It encompasses all living organisms from simple plants to large whales. Maintaining a rich diversity of species on our planet is crucial for future generations.

Helpful advice on wildlife issues and development proposals

Below you will find some useful information that we have collated from other websites and some of our own documentation.
We have separated the information into four sections:

  • Our documents
  • Natural England
  • Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA)
  • Pond Management advice

Our documents

District Design Guide (Ecology section 2.5 & 4a)
Biodiversity Supplementary Planning Document

Building with Nature

Building with nature has been designed to support the creation of high quality green infrastructure throughout the planning process. It is currently mainly aimed at large developments with a vision to provide further guidance for small developments.

Natural England

Natural England government website - information on rights of way, land management, wildlife and habitat conservation and useful maps

Pond Management advice

Fresh water habitats website - advice on species of animals and their habitats

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