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




Otter: Key objectives


Land and waterbody owners and managers:  follow best practice in managing rivers and streams, their banks, and neighbouring open water, wetlands and wet woodlands, to support Otters.

Wildlife conservation bodies: give advice and provide practical support for habitat management for Otters.

Barnsley Council as planning authority:

Natural England:has Standing Advice on the protection of Otter and issues appropriate licences.

Voluntary groups and volunteers:

What is being done

Proposed Actions

Marking Progress

OtterOtter standing in water looking at camera

Otter Actions