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A nature conservation strategy for the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

A nature conservation strategy for the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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Published by Wye Valley AONB Joint Advisory Committee in Monmouth .
Written in English


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ContributionsWye Valley AONB. Joint Advisory Committee., Dyffryn gwy ardal o harddwch naturiol eithriadol.
The Physical Object
Pagination120p.
Number of Pages120
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Open LibraryOL18281721M


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A nature conservation strategy for the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Implications for the conservation and enhancement of the natural beauty of the area. Meanwhile it complements a range of plans, strategies and programmes that cover other aspects in the administrative areas covering the Wye Valley AONB.

The proposed project must meet the purpose of Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the objectives of the scheme and be located in, or have direct benefit to, the Wye Valley AONB. Your project must comply with any relevant regulatory requirements e.g. planning permission, building regulations etc.

Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Management Plan 60 Part 2 Strategy The following pages develop the strategy for the AONB Management Plan coming out of the themes from Section 4. Each theme is divided into topics.

For each topic there is a brief outline. This may elaborate or highlight any significant issues identified. Diverse Ancient Semi-Natural Woodland (ASNW) and Planted Ancient Woodland Sites (PAWS) cover 25% of the Wye Valley AONB and inlcudes 35 SSSIs, 4 National Nature Reserves (NNRs) and many ancient / veteran trees.

A nature conservation strategy for the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. book ha of woodland, about 3% of the AONB, are internationally protected as a Special Area of Conservation (SAC). of the valley and adjoining plateaux and hills as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

The Wye Valley AONB covers 72km of the lower reaches of the River Wye totalling an area of km² ( square miles), being 45km North to South and km at its widest (East - West) point. WYE VALLEY AREA OF OUTSTANDING NATURAL BEAUTY (AONB) Work Programme for AONB Unit staff / awareness and enjoyment of trees and the special nature of the Wye Valley woodlands and promote them as a resource for appropriate educational, Develop legacy project & exit strategy Wye Valley River Festival A definitive natural history of the Wye Valley covering the geology, geomorphology, conservation and ecological history of this diverse area of outstanding natural beauty.

The spectacular landscape of the Wye Valley region has attracted visitors for over years. Designated one of the few lowland Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty init is dominated by the river Wye, which has done.

This project has been supported by the Sustainable Development Fund, a Welsh Government Initiative in the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. pages / x mm full colour illustrations Softback ISBN: Publication date: September Buy here £ Designated one of the few lowland Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty init is dominated by the river Wye, which has done much to form this varied ecological landscape.

George Peterken (who has lived in the region for many years and helped to draft the AONB's Nature Conservation Strategy in ), skillfully examines the diverse ecology Reviews: 3.

I draw from this that Gilpin’s legacy was not the establishment of a lasting aesthetic principle, but the establishment of tourism. The Wye Valley (now designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) calls itself the Birthplace of British Tourism and credits its rise in popularity to Gilpin’s account (The Picturesque Wye Tour, s.d.).

About the Wye Valley. The Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is an internationally important protected landscape and straddles the border between England and Wales, from Hereford in the north to Chepstow in the South where the Wye meets the Severn.

It is one of the most dramatic and scenic landscapes in Britain. Nature. The Wye Valley: Area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB). A fabulous drive. Steep wooded valley and gorge running for miles between Chepstow and Monmouth.

You can continue up to Simmonds Yat if you want for further spectacular views. In fact, it’s a lovely river all the way up to Hay on Wye. A definitive natural history of the Wye Valley covering the geology, geomorphology, conservation and ecological history of this diverse area of outstanding natural beauty.

The spectacular landscape of the Wye Valley region has attracted visitors for over years. Designated one of the few lowland.

The Forest of Dean and Lower Wye National Character Area (NCA) is bounded by the Wye Gorge, largely forming the Welsh border, to the west, the plain of South Herefordshire to the north, and the wide valley of the River Severn and Estuary to the south and east. The area is triangular in shape, tapering to a point in the south where the Wye opens.

The Colchester Declaration Set against a backdrop of unprecedented concern for the future of the natural world, and intergovernmental reports that the current global response to the effects of human impact on nature is insufficient – the National Association for Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty believes that now is the time to significantly increase the scale and pace of nature.

Designated one of the few lowland Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty init is dominated by the river Wye, which has done much to form this varied ecological Peterken (who has lived in the region for many years and helped to draft the AONB's Nature Conservation Strategy in ), skillfully examines the diverse ecology.

A definitive natural history of the Wye Valley covering the geology, geomorphology, conservation and ecological history of this diverse area of outstanding natural beauty. The spectacular landscape of the Wye Valley region has attracted visitors for over years. Designated one of the few lowland Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Reviews: 2.

An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is a designated exceptional landscape whose distinctive character and natural beauty are precious enough to be safeguarded in the national par with National Parks, AONBs are protected and enhanced for nature. Request PDF | Towards Sustainable Landscape Planning: Experiences from the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty | The role of Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) partnerships in.

Designated one of the few lowland Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty init is dominated by the river Wye, which has done much to form this varied ecological landscape.

George Peterken (who has lived in the region for many years and helped to draft the AONB's Nature Conservation Strategy in ), skillfully examines the diverse ecology. Coppett (sometimes 'Coppet') Hill Common is a Local Nature Reserve of over hectares located in the parish of Goodrich near Ross-on-Wye in Herefordshire.

It is a mix of woodland and open hillside with a very wide range of flora and fauna. Permissive paths give access to the reserve as well as offering marvellous views stretching from the Brecon Beacons to Clee Hill and the Malverns.

Nature Reserves and Wildlife. Lancaut, together with the adjacent woodland at Ban-y-Gor immediately to the north, was established in as a nature reserve, now managed by the Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust.

It is also a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and is within the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) together with National Parks are the highest quality landscapes in England and Wales, and have been designated to conserve that quality.

AONBs have always been regarded as 'second' to national parks in terms of the legislation and resources provided by the nation to look after them. At the turn of the century they are at a cross-roads - there are.

The Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB; Welsh: Dyffryn Gwy) is an internationally important protected landscape straddling the border between England and is one of the most dramatic and scenic landscapes in Britain. The River Wye (Welsh: Afon Gwy) is the fifth-longest river in the United Kingdom.

The upper part passes through Rhayader, Builth Wells and Hay-on-Wye, but. A definitive natural history of the Wye Valley covering the geology, geomorphology, conservation and ecological history of this diverse area of outstanding natural beauty.

The spectacular landscape of the Wye Valley region has attracted visitors for over years. Designated one of the few lowland Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in A definitive natural history of the Wye Valley covering the geology, geomorphology, conservation and ecological history of this diverse area of outstanding natural beauty.

The spectacular landscape of the Wye Valley region has attracted visitors for over years. Designated one of the few lowland Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in The Wye Valley Woodlands are of incalculable value to wildlife including rare bat species, birds, mammals, reptiles and invertebrates as well as many nationally endangered plants.

Indeed the whole of the Wye Valley, with its amazing mosaic of habitats, is a paradise for those with an interest in the natural world of Wales. Lake Vyrnwy. Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo breeds tropical butterflies so that you see every stage of their incredible life-cycle every day.

It's huge fun. The butterflies fly around you in the tropical garden that provides their life-support. Every butterfly has its own story, and the species have been chosen for fascinating survival strategies. The River Wye itself is a ‘Site of Special Scientific Interest’ and one of the most important rivers in the UK for nature conservation.

Much of its lower valley is also designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Natural History. Thanks to William Gilpin and his book ‘Observations on the River Wye’, which was published in Thirty-nine per cent of the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and 3 per cent of the Malvern Hills AONB lie within this NCA.

These protected landscapes provide additional recreational resource to the well-wooded countryside for both local residents and the many visitors to the area from South Wales, the West Midlands and beyond. The Wye Valley Walk Partnership works to conserve and enhance the natural beauty of the area by promoting its economic and social development and its suitability for quiet and informal enjoyment to the public.

The team work hard to maintain the area's beauty for future generations. An area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB) is land protected by the Countryside and Rights of Way Act (CROW Act).

It protects the land to conserve and enhance its natural beauty. "The spectacular landscape of the Wye Valley, on the border between England and Wales, has attracted visitors for over years. Dominated by the River Wye, it is one of our few lowland Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Symonds Yat Rock is an internationally renowned viewpoint with one of the most iconic views of the Wye Valley. The river meanders around a headland with a rocky outcrop and the viewpoint is perfectly placed for views down both sides of the valley, along the cliffs and down to the village below.

Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) My involvement with strategy and policy development has included collaborations at local, regional and national level.

based on some of the Special Qualities of the Wye Valley AONB. In the theme was ‘nature and culture’, was Title: Wye Valley AONB Manager at. 5 Strategy for Sustainable Development around 85% is in the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and around 10% of the total Parish area is.

Page 8 of 72 Hill SWS. Other important nature conservation sites lie just outside the Parish border, including the Wye Valley Woodlands SAC, Wye Valley and Forest of Dean. The Wye itself is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and one of the most important rivers in the UK for nature conservation.

Much of the lower valley is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Wye is largely unpolluted and used to be considered[by whom?] one of the best rivers for salmon fishing in the United Kingdom, outside of Scotland.

Key challenges for the area include the fragmentation of semi-natural habitats, in particular the fragile upland habitats, and maintaining a sense of remoteness while providing a range of recreational opportunities. A border landscape, it is bounded by the Welsh half of the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons to the west, the Wye Valley and.

An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is a designated landscape, whose distinctive character and natural beauty is so precious that it is to be protected in the national interest. Related pages. For centuries, people have seen the Wye valley as a very special place, they have taken to boating holidays and trips up the Wye river in their millions so much so, that now the Wye river has been given the status nationally as a Special Area of Conservation.

Devised by the Wye Valley Walk Partnership, the way explores the superb scenery of the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Several historic market towns including Chepstow, Monmouth, Ross-on-Wye, Hereford, Hay-on-Wye, Builth Wells and Rhayader can be visited along the route, as well as many small villages and pretty hamlets.Proposed Merge.

I propose that the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England and Wales and the Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Northern Ireland pages are merged into one article. Currently the AONB England and Wales page is a near duplicate of the AONB page and the AONB Northern Ireland page is just a list.

The pages could be .The River Wye is the fifth-longest river in the UK, stretching some kilometres from its source on Plynlimon in mid Wales to the Severn estuary. For much of its length the river forms part of the border between England and Wales.

The Wye Valley is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Wye is important for nature conservation and recreation.