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




Key objectives


Land mangers, including Barnsley Council, the Environment Agency, the RSPB, trusts:

A number of organisations including land fill bodies may offer grants for reedbed creation and improvement

Barnsley council as a planning authority:

ensure in relevant cases that the biodiversity value of reedbeds are maintained and enhanced. It can set conditions to protect reedbeds and require EIAs where appropriate.

Voluntary groups and volunteers:

Actions taken

Proposed actions

Marking progress

Reedbed and open water with swansReedbed and open water at Carlton MarshReedbeds around pool at Carlton MarshReedbed at RSPB Old Moor

Reedbed and Fen Actions