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Author Bishop, Kevin, 1966-

Title Countryside Planning : New Approaches to Management and Conservation
Published London : Taylor and Francis, 2012


Description 1 online resource (612 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; List of Tables, Figures and Boxes; List of Contributors; List of Acronyms and Abbreviations; Preface; 1 Then and Now: Planning for Countryside Conservation; Introduction; Defining countryside conservation and planning; Then: a lasting legacy; Now: a new era?; An outline; Part 1 The International Context for Countryside Planning and Management; 2 From Sandy to Rio: The Development of Biodiversity Action Planning; The road to Rio; The road from Rio; Re-framing the agenda; Conclusions
3 European Frameworks for Nature Conservation: The Case of the Birds and Habitats DirectivesThe birds and habitats directives; Delivery mechanisms; Impact on the British planning system and wider countryside policy frameworks; The changing context; Conclusions; 4 Our Landscape from a Wider Perspective; Landscape -- an elusive concept for international policy; Cultural landscapes and the world heritage convention; Protected landscapes; European landscape convention; Recent developments in the European Union; The implications for the UK
5 Policy Context for Community Involvement in Countryside PlanningGlobal and European drivers towards sustainable development, human rights and environmental policy; The UK response; Conclusions; Part 2 New Concepts and Tools; 6 The Natural Area Experience; New solutions to old problems; New needs and drivers; Developing the framework; Natural areas in practice; Where next?; Conclusions; 7 The Assessment of Countryside and Landscape Character in England: An Overview; The evolution of countryside and landscape character assessment; Making judgements based on countryside and landscape character
Practical applications of landscape character assessmentCurrent and future issues; 8 Policies and Priorities for Ireland's Landscapes; The heritage council; The first steps; The pilot landscape characterization -- County Clare; The next steps; Conclusions; 9 Development and Application of Landscape Assessment Guidelines in Ireland: Case Studies using Forestry and Wind Farm Developments; Irish landscape assessment guidelines; Case study 1: landscape assessment in the planning and design of forestry; Case study 2: landscape assessment in the planning and design of wind farms; Conclusions
10 Historic Landscape CharacterizationBackground; Historic landscape characterization; The application of HLC; Conclusions; 11 Connecting the Pieces: Scotland's Integrated Approach to the Natural Heritage; The overall philosophy; Basic structure of approach; What are the benefits -- actual and expected?; Conclusions; 12 LANDMAP : A Tool to Aid Sustainable Development; Organizational change; How the method was developed; The LANDMAP; Where next -- towards sustainability?; Part 3 From Theory to Practice; 13 Applications of Landscape Character Assessment; Range of applications
Summary Not since the 19th century has the future of the countryside been such a focus of political and public attention, nor of profound uncertainty and anguished debate. A watershed has now been reached, and in this time of unprecedented change, new tools are needed for planning and managing the countryside. Increasingly the 'drivers' of countryside management and conservation are European and international. They aim to provide comprehensive new frameworks for the whole countryside, and encourage community-driven planning and protection
Notes Character assessment and planning
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Subject Regional planning.
Regional planning -- Environmental aspects
regional planning.
Regional planning
Regional planning -- Environmental aspects
Form Electronic book
Author Phillips, Adrian
ISBN 9781136568688