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North Lanarkshire Council

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… of the 2004 Act and subsequent regulations (1994 and 2010). The Biodiversity Duty Report 2015-18 highlighted the following: • Woodland In and Around Towns (WIAT) project (Thornwood Woods, Tannochside and Newarthill Woods, Motherwell); • Improvements or community events at the 9 Local Nature Reserves:- o Water vole improvements (Brownsburn Community Nature Park); o Wildflower meadow planting…

… management scheme 2020 North Lanarkshire Biodiversity Action Plan Head of Integrated Street and Community Services Refuse new applications for extraction consents on all European, national and locally designated peatlands. Promote awareness of the biological and cultural importance of mosses to local communities adjacent to lowland raised/intermediate bogs Undertake favourable…

… and Renfrewshire Council) initiative for the treatment and disposal of residual waste where the council’s participation will realise an initial saving of 19,474 tCO2e in 2020/21. The project is for 25 years and will commence December 2019. The project will be delivered by Viridor Clyde Valley Limited and significantly contribute to the councils reduction in waste to landfill. Biodiversity

…: The Nature Conservation (Scotland) Act 2004 requires the council to advance the conservation of biodiversity. The Act states ‘It is the duty of every public body and office holder in exercising any functions, to further the conservation of biodiversity so far as it is consistent with the Property exercise of those functions’. In complying with the Act the council also looks to promote the survival…

… of species that have been impacted by climate change. Healthy peatlands can absorb carbon and trap and store it, thus preventing it going into the atmosphere. Bogs that are degraded emit carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. Restoring peatlands ensures that they will continue to contribute to the reduction of Scotland’s carbon emissions. There are a significant number of peatlands/bogs in North…


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