Peter Capstick Photography The Vale of Aylesbury

Doubling Nature: Strategic-Scale Environmental Opportunities Mapping in the Growth Arc

We have been working with the other Local Nature Partnerships across the Growth Arc, and with contacts in Oxfordshire, to produce a map showing the strategic-scale environmental opportunities across the Growth Arc area.
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Biodiversity Opportunity Areas

Biodiversity Opportunity Areas (BOAs) are the most important areas for biodiversity in the county. BOAs represent a targeted landscape-scale approach to conserving biodiversity and the basis for an ecological network.
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Best Practice Advice

Incorporating Biodiversity & Green Infrastructure into development at every scale, from gardens and homes, through to streets, whole developments and beyond.
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Green Infrastructure Mapping Canal Aylesbury Buckinghamshire

Green Infrastructure Opportunities Mapping

In collaboration with our partners, the NEP Board has approved a map of Green Infrastructure Opportunities in Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes. The accompanying document explains what was done, why and how, and provides details of the opportunities within each identified zone, and so it must be read in conjunction with the map to interpret it....
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Vision and Principles for the Improvement of Green Infrastructure

This publication responds to expected unprecedented levels of housing growth and emphasises the need for well-designed and planned, connected green infrastructure managed into the long term.
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Forward to 2020: Biodiversity Action Plan

This document sets out the main issues impacting on wildlife in the county and some of the measures needed to protect and restore our most biodiverse habitats.
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State of the Environment Report

Published in July 2016, this report identifies key indicators and creates a baseline record of Buckinghamshire’s environment and will be used to direct future monitoring and resource priorities.
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Houses at dusk Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Natural Environment Partnership Our Voice in Local Planning

Our Voice in Planning and Consultations

The NEP actively engages with local planning issues as well as with regional, national and infrastructure planning issues and consultations that affect our patch.
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Biodiversity Accounting

The NEP is continuing to work on its Biodiversity Accounting scheme to cover Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes, which will enable net biodiversity gain as a result of development.
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Green Space Means Health

The NEP commissioned work that was completed in 2015 to maximise community use of target green spaces in areas of high multiple deprivations in Buckinghamshire.  
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