Barnsley Biodiversity Action Plan. DRAFT Last Updated June 2021

 Biodiversity

 Action

 Plan

Roles

Landowners and managers: follow best practice in managing and restoring their areas of blanket bog for biodiversity


Wildlife conservation bodies: give advice and provide practical support in management of blanket bog.


Natural England: gives advice on blanket bog management and prevents damage to blanket bog in considering change of use applications.


Moors for the Future: undertakes blanket bog restoration and provides guidance to land owners and managers


Peak District National Park and Barnsley Council as planning authorities: set conditions in relevant planning applications to ensure that the biodiversity value of blanket bog are maintained and enhanced.


Voluntary groups and volunteers:

Key objectives for blanket bog are to:

What is being done?

Proposed actions

Marking Progress


 Blanket Bog