Barnsley Council, parish councils, schools, other estate managers:
Yorkshire Wildlife Trust:
Barnsley council as planning authority:
Voluntary groups and volunteers:
Several of the images in this section have been produced in the Dearne Valley NIA programme. Our thanks are due to the RSPB for much of the information provided.
What is being done
Amenity Grassland Action Plan
Barnsley Council sets out the approach in: Managed rewilding - a new way to manage our grasslands
It identifies the first 16 trial sites areas of amenity grassland for reduced and late cutting to allow longer grass to grow and more flowering plants to develop.
Barnsley council has revised its grass-cutting policies to identify areas across Barnsley from 2022 for ‘rewilding’, introducing mowing regimes to promote biodiversity: