Land owners and managers: follow best practice in managing scrub on their sites; take up opportunities to restore or create Wet Woodlands.
Natural England: administers countryside stewardship grant schemes
Woodland Trust: offers advice.
Environment Agency: assess areas in which woodland creation would reduce flood risk.
Barnsley Council as planning authority: sets conditions in planning applications to ensure that the biodiversity value of sites with scrub are maintained and enhanced;
Voluntary groups and volunteers: help with scrub management and control; help with information about the condition of sites with scrub and provide records of wildlife.
Scrub habitat: Key objectives [see actions below]
What is being done