Biodiversity and Resilience Report

Cyngor Cymuned LLANGATHEN Community Council

Y Ddyletswydd Bioamrywiaeth a Chydnerthedd 

The Biodiversity & Resilience of Ecosystems Duty 

Llangathen Community Council have responsibility of The Green, Broad Oak.

We promote sustainability and biodiversity by pursuing sustainable goals and practices whenever possible.

Precept 2021 – 2022 £7,200

Report 2022 

Action carried out to:

  • Restore and create habitats and resilient ecological networks
  • Nesting boxes and bug hotels remain in place to provide safe place for birds/insects
  • Monitored to ensure no breakages have occurred and if so replaced
  • Plant pollinator friendly flowers/shrubs
  • Area of habitat increased – donation given to two local community halls in order to plant trees/shrubs within the grounds
  • Change mowing regimes by reducing the frequency/area of cuts to encourage wildflowers and other pollinator friendly plants, also providing cover for small mammals and reptiles 
  • Number of mowing days reduced
  • Tackle negative factors, reduce pollution
  • To obtain litter picking kit and encourage use. Arrange litter picking    days within the community
  • Litter picking kit obtained and is available in a public area for all       to use
  • Embed biodiversity into decision making and procurement
  • Take into account biodiversity considerations when commentating on planning applications  
  • Planning applications carefully considered