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




Running Water: Key objectives


Environment Agency: has regulatory powers and responsibilities to maintain and improve main rivers, as well as a general duty to promote biodiversity

Landowners with land adjoining a water course have responsibilities set out in Environment Agency guidance and have regard to conserving biodiversity.

Living on the Edge’ Environment Agency.

Funding may be available for habitat improvement along water courses.

Barnsley council as a planning authority:

Voluntary groups and volunteers:

 What is being done


Proposed actions

Proposed actions (continued)

Marking progress

River Don

 Running Water Actions

Stepping stones over River Don near Finkle Lane River Don near Shore Hall, Millhouse Green