Protected Areas in the Chew Valley

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The Chew Valley is rich in protected areas including the Chew Valley Lake which as well as being a reservoir is an important habitat for water birds. The following types of protected areas are strictly excluded from our consideration for … Continued

FAQ

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Frequently Asked Questions What is Opportunity Woodland? Opportunity Woodland is the potential woodland that might be created in the landscape niche that we have identified – it is basically poorer quality agricultural land that may be on steeper slopes, is … Continued

Ecosystem Services

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Ecosystem Services are: “The direct and indirect contributions of ecosystems to human wellbeing. “ http://www.teebweb.org Ecosystem services fall into four main categories: Provisioning services, including wood, fresh water, clean air, etc. Regulatory services, including climate regulation, water purification, pollination, etc Habitat … Continued

Finding Land Owners

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So, you have seen the parish maps and are motivated to increase woodland cover in your parish and need to speak to a specific landowner to encourage them. How can you find them? If you know a local farmer then … Continued