Berkshire local Biodiversity action plans

many of the habitats and speices found in berkshire wildlife heritage sites are priorities for action in the uk biodiversity action plan.

this document was produced in 1995 by the government and identifies the uk's key national and international priorities for wildlife conservation.

Current concerns being dealt with in berkshire are:


  • A lack of traditional coppice management in ancient semi natural woodlands
  • Rhododendron and laurel invasion of broadleaved woodland
  • The introduction of garden plants through flytipping
  • Woodlands are small and isolated
  • Water levels are too low in some wet woodlands (especially in the summer)
  • Over tidiness in woodlands, leaving to little deadwood standing or otherwise
  • Heavy recreational pressure on sensitive areas


  • A lack of grazing management to prevent the spread of trees
  • Water levels are too low on some bog sites
  • Fire risk to heathlands
  • Heathlands are small and isolated


  • Neglect of small old meadows
  • Conversion to other uses (new housing)
  • Falling or rising water tables

Lakes and Ponds

  • Detrimental changes in water chemistry and pollution incidents
  • Invasive alien plant and fish species
  • Falling water levels
  • Ponds are too isolated from other habitats

the following habitat action plans have so far been completed:

grassland, heathland, rivers and floodplain, standing open water (lakes), copies can be downloaded from bbowt

the various local authorities who have also produced biodiversity action plans for their local areas.

information about cialis generithese and local action to deliver them can be found on the following websites:

bracknell forest borough, royal borough of windsor generic cialis and maidenhead, wokingham district

related links

wildberks biodiversity indicators
wildberks wildlife gardening
wildberks gardening for biodiversity