Barnsley Biodiversity Action Plan. Post-15 BAP. Updated to 2023




What is being done

Proposed Actions

Marking Progress

Brown and Mountain Hares: Action plan

What we want to achieve - Key Objectives

   * at known established sites and potential new sites


Land owners and managers: follow best practice in managing grasslands and wetlands to support and extend existing Brown and Mountain Hare populations

Wildlife conservation bodies: give advice and provide practical support for habitat management for Brown and Mountain Hare .

Barnsley Council as planning authority:

Voluntary groups and volunteers:

Mountain Hare with white winter coat sitting in snowBrown Hare eating in grassland

Brown and Mountain Hare Action Plan