Themes: Building and construction
A key source of information to assist with planning and integration of biodiversity into development is the web portal Biodiversity Planning Toolkit, developed by the Association of Local Government Ecologists. The Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management has also developed technical guidance for ecological survey and impact assessment that lay down standards that are expected in this area. Please also check out the Restoration Library Pages on Bats, Badgers, Amphibians and Reptiles and Birds for group and species specific guidance and the page on Roads and transport corridors for information on habitat mitigation, creation and management for transport infrastructure.
Flora locale training and other events
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Flora locale publications, guidance & documents on this website
Planhigion gwyllt o Gymru er budd y dirwedd a bioamrywiaeth. Adroddiad seminar. (Flora locale, 2009)
Welsh wild plants for landscape and biodiversity. Guidelines for planting projects. (Flora locale, 2009) Printed copies available (email email@example.com)
Cynlluniau Amaeth-amgylchedd a Dolydd Byw Cymru Papur Trafod Welsh wild plants for landscape and biodiversity. Seminar Report. Flora locale 2009
Welsh wild plants for landscape and biodiversity. Seminar Report. (Flora locale, 2009)
Green and brown roofs, green walls Restoration Library Master Page
Green infrastructure Restoration Library Master Page
Biodiversity guide for low and zero carbon buildings: A technical guide for new build Book by Carol Williams (2010)
Swift nest boxes (Swift Conservation) Info on Swift nest boxes
Swift Bricks (Swift Conservation) Info on creating nesting places for swifts in buildings using Swift Bricks
Sustainable drainage (SUDS) and created wetlands Restoration Library Master Page
UK Green Building Council Building and biodiversity portal and other resources relating to sustainable construction.
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Case Studies on Flora locale's website
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Other resources (external links)
Biodiversity Offsetting (Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology, PostNote 369, January 2011)
Resources on mitigation and enhancement measures for bats in urban design and buildings on the Bat Conservation Trust website.
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