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Local Biodiversity and NI 197 Case Study: Tees Valley. Jeremy Garside Tees Valley Wildlife Trust. Protecting Wildlife for the Future. Case Study Tees Valley - Contents. Evolution of LS System LS Partnership Criteria Surveys and Data National Parks Positive Management Landowners

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Local Biodiversity and NI 197 Case Study: Tees Valley

Jeremy Garside

Tees Valley Wildlife Trust

Protecting Wildlife for the Future


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Case Study Tees Valley - Contents

  • Evolution of LS System

  • LS Partnership

  • Criteria

  • Surveys and Data

  • National Parks

  • Positive Management

  • Landowners

  • Lessons Learnt

Tees Valley Wildlife Trust


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Case Study Tees Valley – Evolution of Local Sites

Sites of Ecological and Geological Value in County Cleveland (1977)

Sites of Biological Importance –Cleveland Wildlife Strategy (1989)

Sites of Nature Conservation Importance – District Local Plans (1994-99)

Local Wildlife Sites – Unitary Authority LDF’s (2009 - )

Tees Valley Wildlife Trust


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Case Study Tees Valley- Local Sites Partnership

Local Sites partnerships should build or draw on established partnershipswhere they exist(Defra LS Guidelines)

Tees Valley Wildlife Trust


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Case Study Tees Valley- Local SitesCriteria

All Local Sites systems should have a set of clear and locally defined site selection criteria

Tees Valley LS Partnership has developed and agreed a set of criteria covering 8 habitat types and 15 species / groups

Tees Valley Wildlife Trust


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Case Study Tees Valley- Local SitesSurveys

Local Sites systems should select all areas of substantive nature conservation value

Middlesbrough - 30 sites surveyed, 15 proposed for designation under the criteria

Redcar & Cleveland – desk review of 70 candidate sites, new surveys on 42 sites. 45 proposed Local Wildlife Sites

In Stockton, desk review and surveys on 90 sites. 71 proposed Local Wildlife Sites

Tees Valley Wildlife Trust


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Case Study Tees Valley– National Parks

Local Sites within National Parks should be reported upon. National Parks will not be reporting separately (Defra Guidance on NI 197 - Revised December 2008)

Tees Valley Wildlife Trust


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Case Study Tees Valley – Positive Management

Tees Valley Wildlife Trust


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Case Study Tees Valley – Local Geological Sites

Tees Valley RIGS Group is the Local Geological Sites sub-group of the LS Partnership

Tees Valley Wildlife Trust


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Case Study Tees Valley – Landowners

Site owners should be given the opportunity to make observations

Tees Valley Wildlife Trust


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Case Study Tees Valley – Lessons Learnt

1. Funding

Pondscapes

Defra Countdown 2010

Tees Valley Newts

SITA Enriching Nature

Lost Meadows

Heritage Lottery Fund

Tees Valley Wildlife Trust


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Case Study Tees Valley – Lessons Learnt

2. Partnerships

Tees Valley Wildlife Trust


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Case Study Tees Valley – Lessons Learnt

3. A great opportunity

Tees Valley Wildlife Trust


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