Habitats: Artificial

Road and transport corridors

Flora locale training and other events

If you would like to suggest a new training event for this topic then please let us know.

Flora locale publications, guidance & documents on this website

Go native: Planting for biodiversity. Guidelines for planting projects.   (Flora locale, 2008) Booklet. Printed copies available (please email info@floralocale.)
UK Green Building Council   Building and biodiversity portal and other resources relating to sustainable construction.

If you have a suggestion for a document or guide that would be useful for this topic then please let us know.

Case Studies on Flora locale's website

Crowthorne by-pass, BerkshireHeathland creation undermined by amenity daffodil planting
Polyanthus in the CotswoldsInappropriate planting along the A417/419
Toome by-pass, County AntrimNative wild flower & trees propagation & planting
Lydden Hill, KentHarvesting/spreading seed rich hay from road verge NR

If you are aware of a project that would be a good Case Study for this topic then please let us know.

The management or roadside verges and their biodiversity (Scottish Natural Heritage, Commissioned Report No. 551, 2013)
Design manual for roads and bridges (The Highways Agency)
The Wildflower Handbook: Guidance on the selection, sowing and planting of wildflowers for highways (Highways Agency, etc, 1993)
Cost-effective landscape: learning from nature. Transport Scotland's landscape design and management policy document.
Wildflowers for transport projects (Produced for Mersey Transport Partnership, 2010)
The Butterfly Handbook - Mitigating the impacts of roads on butterfly populations (English Nature, on National Archives)

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