Project Planning, Specifications & Guidelines: 

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

Welsh wild plants for landscape and biodiversity. Guidelines for planting projects.   (Flora locale, 2009) Printed copies available (email info@floralocale.org)
Buying native flora Advisory Note   (Flora locale, 2005) Printed copies available (email info@floralocale.org)
Go native: Planting for biodiversity. Guidelines for planting projects.   (Flora locale, 2008) Booklet. Printed copies available (please email info@floralocale.)
Wild plants and your village green   (Flora locale, 2005) Printed copies and poster available (email info@floralocale.org).
Reed propagation   (Brian Uttley/Flora locale, 2003)
Buying native flora (detail)   (Flora locale, 2000, updated 2007)
Site audit and assessment   (Flora locale)
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

Wakefield Tree Wardens Voluntary GroupWild Flower Plug Plant Project with community involvement
Our Green SpaceImproving management of rural greenspace

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

Ecological restoration principles and purposes (Society for Ecological Restoration) Select the English Language version to see this document
Institute of Ecology & Environmental Management Technical Guidance (as at 7/12): Guidelines for ecological impact assessment, Guidelines for preliminary ecological appraisal, Sources of survey methods, Competencies for species surveys. See also IEEM's 2011 review on Ecological skills .
Biodiversity Planning Toolkit (Association of Local Government Ecologists) This is a portal to information on planning and integrating biodiversity with development.
Conservation site management planning
Conservation site management plans. Resources on the Conservation Management System Consortium website
Guidance on the selection, sowing and planting of wildflowers for highways (Volume 10 - Section 3) (Highways Agency, etc, 1993)
Ecological Site Classification Decision Support System (Forestry Commission)
Trees in the townscape, a guide for decision makers  (Trees and Design Action Group, 2012)
Cost-effective landscape: learning from nature. Transport Scotland's landscape design and management policy document.
Design manual for roads and bridges (The Highways Agency)
Contract management and specification, professional guidance
JCLI Landscape Maintenance Works Contract
Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management Professional Guidance (only available to IEEM members). Notes include: Estimation of fee rates, Access to land, Risk assessment for lone workers, Tendering, Model service agreements, Ecological report writing, Contract advice notes
Integrating biodiversity into the planning process and introducing the British Biodiversity Standard Mike Oxford for CIEEM, 2012
Introducing BS 42020 - The first British Standard on biodiversity management

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