Web Links - Planning

CMS Consortium Members


Natural England

Natural Resources Wales


Radnorshire Wildlife Trust


Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust



Natura2000 Communication Platform

Natura2000 Networking Programme



VINE (Values in Nature and the Environment)

Grazing Animals Project (GAP)

CABE (the government's advisor on architecture, urban design and public space)

The Green Flag Award

Ecolots: Free advertising supporting the sustainable management of land, trees and wildlife

Parks Forum (a Australian and New Zealand consortium of conservation organisations)


Management Advice

Ramsar Management Planning Guidance

Conservation Evidence

Centre for Evidence Based Conservation

Natural England Management Handbooks

Countryside Council for Wales publication on management planning for SSSIs, Natura 2000 and Ramsar sites

Scottish Natural Heritage Natural Heritage Management Publications

RSPB Land Management Advice

Plantlife Management Guides

Forestry Commission Practice Guides

Ecosystems Knowledge Network


Geological advice

UK Association of RIGS groups


Specific Habitat advice

Limestone Pavement Working Group

Pond Conservation management advice

The Breed Profiles Handbook: A Guide to the Selection of Livestock Breeds for Grazing Wildlife Sites

Managing Coastal Vegetated Shingle

Montane Scrub

Wildflower Meadows


Specific Species advice

Dormouse Conservation Handbook

Great Crested Newt Conservation Handbook

Managing our land for fungi (CCW)

Managing for grassland fungi (Plantlife)

Managing for butterflies (Butterfly Conservation)

Moths - Priority Species factsheets (Butterfly Conservation)

Amphibian and Reptile management advice (The Herpetological Conservation Trust)

Lichen Habitat Management (link to a order for this publication)

Managing land for bumblebees (Bumblebee Conservation Trust)


Landscape Character Assessments

England: National Character Areas

Wales: Countryside Council for Wales website  landscape pages

Scotland: Scottish Natural Heritage website landscape pages

Northern Ireland: NIEA website Landcape pages


Other Websites

Landscape Wales: Stunning photos of Wales from Mike Alexander