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Title: Hampshire Avon catchment management plan : second annual review
Author: Environment Agency South West Region
Document Type: Monograph
This is the Second Annual Review of the Hampshire Avon Action Plan which was published in 1994. It introduces the Environment Agency, summarises progress made with actions and introduces seven new actions. Previous publications relating to this catchment contain more background detail, and this Review should be read in conjunction with these publications: Hampshire Avon Catchment Management Plan Consultation Report - October 1992; Hampshire Avon Catchment Management Plan Final Report - June 1994; Hampshire Avon Catchment Management Plan First Annual Review - October 1995. The Hampshire Avon catchment is home to 200,000 people who depend on the water environment in many ways, and value it for the quiet pleasure and enjoyment that it brings their local communities. The upper part of the catchment falls within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and the river makes an important contribution to the rural economy through tourism as well as through agriculture and recreation. The catchment provides an important link between three areas: the chalk downland of Wiltshire, the Dorset heathlands and the New Forest. This is reflected in a wide range of semi-natural habitats including good examples of lowland heath, unimproved grasslands and ancient broadleaved woodlands. The river floodplain and associated ditch system is one of the most important in Britain for the diversity of plants and animals which it supports. An important part of the CMP process is to monitor the Action Plan to ensure that targets and actions are achieved and that the plan continues to address relevant and significant issues within the catchment. This report summarises the progress made since the publication of the Hampshire Avon CMP First Annual Review in October 1995.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1996
Publication Place: Dorset
Subject Keywords: Catchment managementEnvironmental planningRiversNature conservationPollution controlWaste managementFlood controlCatchment Management PlansRiver fisheriesRiver Quality Objectives
Geographic Keywords: HampshireHampshire Avon catchmentAvon (Hampshire)
Extent: 30
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