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Limestone Quarry Newts

Limestone Quarry Newts

2015-7-312.1.5 The site is a limestone quarry developed into the northern slopes of Backwell Hill. It is a RIGS site. Habitats and vegetation 2.1.6 Stancombe Quarry contains- the existing working quarry and mineral processing area marginal tracks and benches areas of overburden and processed waste

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  • Site Assessments Report  Oct 2015  Cumbria

    Site Assessments Report Oct 2015 Cumbria

    2015-10-12S2 Goldmire limestone quarry near Barrow Barrow Area of Search for limestone extraction S3 Distington waste management as Great Crested Newts. S1.7 The closest residential properties lie along Page Bank Lane approximately 500m to the east. Moorhead Cottage and the attached barn which lie just

  • Quarries And Gravel Pits

    Quarries And Gravel Pits

    2012-5-22Quarries Gravel Pits Steve Falk 2003 19 QUARRIES AND GRAVEL PITS 1. INTRODUCTION There has been a history of quarrying in the sub-region stretching back several centuries and exploiting a variety of deposits such as limestone clay and ironstone in the

  • European Site Conservation Objectives Supplementary

    European Site Conservation Objectives Supplementary

    Newts have been recorded throughout. The surrounding terrestrial habitat consists of sparsely vegetated limestone quarry spoil tips and rubble. The old quarry rubble on the site provides excellent summer hiding places and winter hibernation sites for the newts and also attracts invertebrates on which they feed. There are other smaller ponds within

  • Proposed Sites Within Eden District  Cumbria

    Proposed Sites Within Eden District Cumbria

    2015-3-12This site within this existing waste managementquarry complex is identified for further built waste management treatment facilities under Policy SAP2. Considerations Three sites within this landfill complex which also encompasses a still active limestone quarry were identified for potential development in previous stages of the Plan process

  • Cowdale Quarry Ecology Survey  High Peak Borough

    Cowdale Quarry Ecology Survey High Peak Borough

    The Derbyshire Wildlife Trust provided the following records of protected species within 2km of the site see Table 1 below. For full details refer to Appendix 1. In summary there is one record for great crested newts over 2km to the north east of Cowdale quarry and several records of bat activity in the local area

  • Dc And R Report  Minerals And Waste  Cumbria

    Dc And R Report Minerals And Waste Cumbria

    2019-2-14the quarry has already been restored to rough pasture. The quarry void extends to approximately 60ha and is located in the north-eastern part of the site. The main quarry void has filled with water to form a large waterbody which covers approximately 30ha. The remainder of the quarry void includes limestone cliffs

  • Swimming Back To Nature  Countryfilecom

    Swimming Back To Nature Countryfilecom

    A former limestone quarry it is also a Site of Special Scientific Interest SSSI and home to an impressive array of fossils including the infamous Cromhall dinosaur. Its also a unique place to swim as its home to EU protected Great Crested Newts and other interesting wildlife

  • Cumbria Site Name Clints Quarry Moota District Status

    Cumbria Site Name Clints Quarry Moota District Status

    2019-7-4Clints Quarry Moota is a disused limestone quarry situated just within the Lake District National Park between Cockermouth and Wigton. The site is of interest for the large population of the great crested newt Triturus cristatus. The site is in two parts based on those two of the three former quarries which contains standing water

  • Salamanders Of Ijams  Ijams

    Salamanders Of Ijams Ijams

    Limestone quarry operations conducted at Meads and Ross Marble Quarries in the first half of the 20th century have heavily impacted the Berry Cave salamanders at Ijams reducing the population and causing chemical burns on living salamanders. This is caused by limestone waste which dissolves and leaches into the soil when it rains

  • Greenleighton Moor Walk  National Trust

    Greenleighton Moor Walk National Trust

    2020-5-30The Greenleighton Moor walk is a challenging circular walk across moorland around the shores of Fontburn Reservoir and past some of Wallingtons oldest archaeology. The limestone quarry is split into two sections. The newer section was quarried as recently as 1982 and in

  • Limestone Pavement  The Wildlife Trusts

    Limestone Pavement The Wildlife Trusts

    2020-6-5Most limestone pavement is graed and the rock surface supports little if any vegetation. However ferns and other plants typical of rocky habitats or woodlands flourish in the damp grykes out of the reach of graing animals. A thin well-drained turf of limestone grassland can develop around limestone pavement or in very shallow grykes

  • Flintshire County Council Planning And

    Flintshire County Council Planning And

    2019-6-26PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT CONTROL COMMITTEE DATE 15 TH JANUARY 2013 REPORT BY HEAD OF PLANNING The proposal relates to Cambrian Quarry an inactive limestone quarry in the village of Gwernymynydd near Mold. This application Species such as great crested newts and other biodiversity matters

  • Beetham A Guide To Trowbarrow Local Information Fairy

    Beetham A Guide To Trowbarrow Local Information Fairy

    2016-5-10the quarry l Park Limestone is the oldest and weakest and breaks up easily to form scree. It is found on the sloping ground to the west of the quarry through Lime Works Wood. The limestone here is locally distinctive as the bedding planes normally horiontal or inclined are vertical forming unusual flat slabs of rock on the quarry face

  • Nature Reserves Bedford Borough Council

    Nature Reserves Bedford Borough Council

    Situated at the far end of Lower Farm Road Bromham the lake is a former limestone quarry that provided building stone for local housing and Bromham Bridge. It is now an important site for wetland birds Great Crested Newts and a spectacular wildflower meadow and mixed scrub habitat

  • Geology Highlights  The Wildlife Trusts

    Geology Highlights The Wildlife Trusts

    2019-2-25Meanwhile butterflies thrive in the shelter of the quarry while the ponds are home to frogs newts and sticklebacks. Durham Wildlife Trust. Bishop Middleham Quarry - A large magnesian limestone quarry noted for the plant life it supports. Unusual species abound on the thin limestone soils such as blue moor grass moonwort autumn gentian and

  • Conservationists Turn Abandoned Limestone Quarry

    Conservationists Turn Abandoned Limestone Quarry

    Conservationists turn abandoned limestone quarry into frog paradise 20.06.2016 Vlaim 20 June 2016 In a festive ceremony nature conservationists today opened a previously neglected limestone quarry in the Jinoov Valley near Vlaim to the public having created new pools for amphibians as well as information panels and an observation

  • Great Crested Newt Natural History Society Of

    Great Crested Newt Natural History Society Of

    The Great Crested Newt Triturus cristatus is the largest of the three native newt species often up to 12 cm and occasionally up to 17 cm long.Females are larger than males. Newts of 17 cm have been recorded at Hett in County Durham and at the former Choppington clay pits in Northumberland

  • Breedon Northern Limited Coxhoe Quarry Planning

    Breedon Northern Limited Coxhoe Quarry Planning

    2018-7-20Planning Application and Environmental Impact Assessment Non-Technical Summary NT12990NTS March 2017 Page 1 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1.1 Coxhoe Quarry has extracted mineral from the Durham Magnesian Limestone escarpment since the latter half of the 19 th Century with subsequent modern permissions first granted in 1947

  • Spontaneous Succession In Limestone Quarries As An

    Spontaneous Succession In Limestone Quarries As An

    Spontaneous succession in limestone quarries as an effective restoration tool for endangered arthropods and plants. Robert Tropek. Bin Zhang Xueliang Bai Lei Shi A novel environmental restoration method for an abandoned limestone quarry with a deep open pit and steep palisades a case study Royal Society Open Science

  • Public Agenda Item No 43 Derbyshire County

    Public Agenda Item No 43 Derbyshire County

    2017-12-111995. It relates to the future workings of Bonemill Quarry a large historic limestone quarry extending to about 33 hectares ha situated at Ryder Point Hopton Wirksworth. The Environment Act 1995 requires that applications for the determination of the updated conditions must be accompanied by the applicants proposed conditions

  • Houghton Regis Quarry  Houghton Regis Town Council

    Houghton Regis Quarry Houghton Regis Town Council

    Houghton Regis Chalk Pit is our towns very own local nature reserve. It is a 100 acre former quarry now home to rare wildlife and habitats and a green space for local people to enjoy. The site is a privately owned Site of Special Scientific Interest

  • Sustainability   Ripon  York  Harrogate  North

    Sustainability Ripon York Harrogate North

    Sustainability at Lightwater Quarries Concrete4U. Lightwater Group is a diverse and developing group of companies. As family owned group the core business is Lightwater Quarries Ltd and its subsidiary company Concrete4U which operate from the villages of North Stainley and Masham

  • Our Sustainability Story  Lightwater Quarries

    Our Sustainability Story Lightwater Quarries

    Hibernation periods for newts vary depending on regional weather conditions however most crested newts will be in hibernation from late autumn until spring. This third development is very exciting for the quarry business and the group as it makes Potgate Quarry the greenest magnesian limestone quarry in

  • Dolgoch Quarry  Reserves And Species

    Dolgoch Quarry Reserves And Species

    2020-3-27One of a string of abandoned limestone quarries in the area Dolgoch on a sunny summers day is a delight. A profusion of wild flowers grow on the limestone quarry floor including yellow-wort with its waxy grey leaves the upper ones cupped around the