Ribble Valley Councils Countryside Service covers legislation and policy relating to tree ecology & preservation, tree preservation orders, arboriculture, hedgerows and high hedges, as well as species protection, biodiversity action plans and nature conservation.
Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Ribble Valley is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (ANOB). For more information about the Ribble Valley ANOB see www.forestofbowland.com.
Information for tree owners on maintenance of trees and Tree care specialists.
Information on Tree Preservation Orders and trees in Conservation Areas.
Information about traditional hedgerows, legislation and control of evergreen high hedges.
Legislation regarding protected species both flora and fauna, biodiversity and species recovery programmes.
Town and Country Planning Act, (Trees) Regulations including tree preservation orders and trees in conservation areas.