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Greater Manchester Combined Authority

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… and biodiversity) and the multiple benefits (ecosystem services) they provide. Ultimately, we want to achieve measurable improvements in our natural environment – environmental net gain. A key first step in this will be implementing biodiversity net gain – delivering improvements through habitat creation or enhancement after avoiding or mitigating harm as far as possible. To achieve…

… and maximise the opportunities to incorporate this into their programmes. • Lancashire Wildlife Trust – support delivery of the Greater Manchester Wetlands Nature Improvement Area and increase the number of people engaged with nature. • Natural England – identify peatland restoration opportunities, new Great Crested Newt licensing scheme, lead developing biodiversity net gain guidance and explore…

…) and implement further planned improvements in 2020-2025 business plan Local policy • Continue the work of the urban pioneer, embedding a natural capital approach into strategy and plan development. • Support peatland restoration as part of Resilience Strategy. • Support the delivery of a biodiversity net gain approach in new development. • Support the development of a Greater Manchester Environment Fund…

… for investing in and managing the natural environment. Significant progress has been made in developing a natural capital approach and progressing our priorities. Priority 1: Managing our land sustainably, including planting 1m trees by 2024 Priority 2: Managing our water and its environment sustainably Priority 3: Achieving a net gain in biodiversity for new development…


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