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Tala Orchard

  • Joined Nov 2012
  • North Cornwall
    • Tala Orchard
Rare and Protected Plants
« on: July 30, 2014, 08:53:36 am »
Walking our boundary fences the other day we spotted a few plants that we were not sure of, to cut a long story short when they had been identified we found that they were rare and protected species. Does anybody know what the appropriate protocal is regarding these plants.

Thank you
Pigs are human tooo

midtown

  • Joined Oct 2013
  • English Lake District
Re: Rare and Protected Plants
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2014, 10:18:34 am »
The 'legal' side is contained within the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981;
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1981/69/contents
and to complicate matters further, The Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010;
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2010/490/part/3/crossheading/protection-of-plants/made
and, The Conservation of Habitats and Species (Amendment) Regulations 2012;
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2012/1927/made


Easiest thing would be to initially consult with your local Natural England office who will offer guidance and advice;
Natural England,
Pydar House,
Pydar Street
Truro,
 Cornwall, TR1 1XU
Tel: 0300 060 2544
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clydesdaleclopper

  • Joined Aug 2009
  • Aberdeenshire
Re: Rare and Protected Plants
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2014, 10:48:26 am »
As long as you aren't in an SSSI the only issue is not uprooting or picking/ cutting them.
Our holding has Anglo Nubian and British Toggenburg goats, Gotland sheep, Franconian Geese, Blue Swedish ducks, a whole load of mongrel hens and two semi-feral children.

 

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