Biodiversity in the Ribble Valley
Ribble Valley Borough Council and Biodiversity Action Plans
Biodiversity action plans provide the framework for safeguarding the earth's biodiversity and requires action on a local and global scale. Action plans will include measures to protect plants, animals and habitats and is a more integrated and strategic approach to conservation.
Ribble Valley Borough Council has become a signatory to the Lancashire Biodiversity Action which is a declaration to a commitment by various sectors of the local communities, businesses, landowners, farmers, central and local government as well as the volunteer sector, to achieve in partnership the objectives of biodiversity.
The Lancashire Biodiversity Action Partnership website has more information on this county's action plan.
The Ribble Valley has wide range of species habitats in the area, such as:
- sites of special scientific interest
- biological heritage sites
- ancient woodland
- semi natural ancient woodland
- rivers and tributaries