Nature conservation areas are habitats which contribute to the biodiversity of the Doncaster countryside. From a definition set by Kaplan, nature conservation areas are 'land, water and geological features which have been naturally colonised by plants and animals and which are accessible on foot'.
Doncaster Council has established an initiative to help local groups get back to nature.
Biological diversity, or ‘biodiversity’, describes the variety of life around us from the smallest microbe to the largest tree.
Doncaster is the largest Metropolitan Borough in the country, covering 226 square miles and supporting a rich diversity of geology, habitats and species.
Follow the links for further information about environmental planning: