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




Marking Progress


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

Wildlife conservation bodies: give advice and provide practical support for habitat management fr water vole.

Barnsley Council as planning authority:

Natural England:has Standing Advice on the protection of Water Vole and issues appropriate licences

Voluntary groups and volunteers:

What is being done?

Proposed actions

Water Vole: Action Plan

Key objectives

* at established sites and potential new sites

Water Vole