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Monitoring Report 6: Managing the Natural Environment

This report is one of a series of topic based reports which together constitute the Christchurch and East Dorset Authorities' Monitoring Report.

These reports will be regularly updated. The date that the information was last updated is indicated alongside each table/section as appropriate. Further topic areas can be viewed in the Christchurch and East Dorset Authorities' Monitoring Report.

Biodiversity

The Dorset Environmental Records Centre (DERC) which is supported by all councils in Dorset supplies data on the change in areas of priority habitats:

Changes in areas of biodiversity importance by year for period 1 April 2012 to 31 March 2018

International sites (Ramsar, SAC, and SPA)

International sites
 YearsChristchurch
Loss ha
Christchurch
Addition ha
East Dorset
Loss ha
East Dorset
Addition ha 
Total Christchurch and East Dorset 
2012 to 2013
2013 to 2014
2014 to 2015 2.1  -2.1 
2015 to 2016 1.05 -1.05
2016 to 2017 2.21  2.21 
2017 to 2018 0.83  0.06  0.89 

Table last updated January 2019

National Sites (SSSI)

National sites
 YearsChristchurch
Loss ha
Christchurch
Addition ha
East Dorset
Loss ha
East Dorset
Addition ha 
Total Christchurch and East Dorset 
2012 to 2013 0 0 0 0
2013 to 2014
2014 to 2015  0 1.15  -1.15 
2015 to 2016  0 1.15 -1.15
2016 to 2017 0 0 0 0 0
2017 to 2018 0 1.02 0 2.93 3.95

Table last updated January 2019

Local Sites

Local sites
 YearsChristchurch
Loss ha
Christchurch
Addition ha
East Dorset
Loss ha
East Dorset
Addition ha 
Total Christchurch and East Dorset 
2012 to 2013 0 5.51 0.04 0.12 5.59 
2013 to 2014 0 0.31  0.31 
2014 to 2015 0 1.04  0.35  -0.69 
2015 to 2016 0 0 1.15 -1.15
2016 to 2017 0 0 0 4.9 4.9
2017 to 2018 0 0 0 0.08 0.08

Table last updated January 2019

All sites

National sites
DetailsChristchurch
Loss ha
Christchurch
Addition ha
East Dorset
Loss ha
East Dorset
Addition ha 
Total Christchurch and East Dorset 
All sites 0 5.51 7.99 7.97 2.99

Table last updated January 2019

Suitable Alternative Natural Greenspace (SANG)

Progress on SANGs

Progress on SANGs
Policy/neighbourhoodProgress
CN1 Christchurch Urban Extension

Not yet started

CN2 South of Burton Village

Not yet started

WMC5 Cuthbury Allotments, Wimborne

Not yet started

WMC6 Stone Lane, Wimborne

Not yet started

WMC7 Cranborne Road, Wimborne

Work commenced

WMC8 South of Leigh Road, Wimborne

Not yet started

CM1 Lockyer's school & North of Corfe Mullen

Not yet started

FWP3 Holmwood House, Ferndown

Completed

FWP6 East of New Road, West Parley

Not yet started

FWP7 West of New Road, West Parley

Not yet started

VTSW4 North Western Verwood

Not yet started

VTSW5 North Eastern Verwood

Complete

Table last updated January 2019

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