In view of recent statements about possible destruction of ancient woodlands in development sites, if new trees are planted, readers may like to see the policy of The Wildlife Trusts on biodiversity off-setting. This is a concept which has also been mentioned in relation to development of the Cinderford Northern Quarter.
This briefing was issued in July 2013:
biodiversity_offsetting_july_2013_final (PDF file)
This is a statement issued in November 2013 giving an overview of the Trusts’ position:
biodiversity_offsetting_twt_posn_pdf_59809 (PDF file)
Posted on behalf of Mike Smart.