Biodiversity & Nature Conservation
Natural heritage in Westport and its immediate environs includes designated European sites a wide range of natural and environmentally significant features that make an essential contribution to the environmental quality, ecological biodiversity and investment potential of the town.
Questions to consider:
Q. How can the Local Area Plan best support the protection, conservation and enhancement of natural heritage and biodiversity?
Q. Are there local Parks or green areas which you feel could benefit from enhancement or works to improve their biodiversity?
Q. Do we need specific policies/objectives, standards to increase biodiversity in all forms of development?