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(ECO1) Ecological Value of Site feed

 

Technical Guide November 2010 Criteria

  • 1 available credits
  • Credits worth 1.33% points each
  • Mandatory Element: No

Aim: To promote development on land that already has a limited value to wildlife, and discourage the development of ecologically valuable sites.

Assessment Criteria:

Full ECO1 2010 Issue

 

Technical Guide May 2009 Criteria

  • 1 available credits
  • Credits worth 1.33% points each
  • Mandatory Element: No

Aim: To encourage development on land that already has a limited value to wildlife, and discourage the development of ecologically valuable sites.

Assessment Criteria: Credits are awarded where the site is defined as land of inherently low ecological value in accordance with the following criteria:

Full ECO1 2009 Issue

 

References for ECO1

Association of Wildlife Trust Consultancies (AWTC) – Please contact the current chairman of the Association who will provide details of your local advisor

Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) – 15 John Street, London, WC1N 2EB. Tel: 020 78313110 Fax: 020 74054967 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) – St Nicholas House, 70 Newport, Lincoln, LN1 3DP. Tel 01522 540069. Fax 01522 540090 E-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

The Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (IEEM) – 45 Southgate Street, Winchester, Hampshire SO23 9EH

The Landscape Institute (LI) – The Chartered Institute of the UK for Landscape Architects, 33 Great Portland Street, W1W 8QG

 

Additional information

British Standard BS5837: 2005 ‘Trees in relation to Construction’

Environmental Good Practice on Site (CIRIA C502) Environmental Good Practice – Working on Site (CIRIA C503) Working with Wildlife Site Guide (CIRIA C567)

RSPB Good Practice Guide for Prospective Developments – Available from the RSPB

The Environment Agency

The Local Biodiversity Action Plan

The Hedgerows Regulations 1997. London: Office of Public Sector Information (formerly The Stationery Office)

Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions. Digest of Environmental Statistics, No 19, Vol 2

 
 



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