Details of the Management Plan review process including timetable.
Appropriate Assessment, required under European habitats regulations to assess the impacts either singly or in combination of proposals on specific highly protected habitats. In the High Weald this includes the Ashdown Forest and Pevensey levels Special Protection Areas (SPA).
Author: High Weald AONB Unit
The 2009 AONB Management Plan provides a 5 year revision of the 2004 Plan as required by the CRoW Act 2000. It fulfils a legal requirement placed on all local authorities, formulating their policy for the management of the AONB and the carrying out of their functions in relation to it.
Author: Bill Vorley A report identifying the causes for the decline in livestock farming in the High Weald based on interviews with farmers, land agents, farm advisors, marketers, retailers, statutory bodies and researchers. It sets out proposals for shaping the debate on improving the productivity of the grassland resource and making environmental stewardship work.
Report exploring the historical development of human landscape perception, the various theories which help explain landscape perception and recommendations on how to incorporate this into landscape policy.
Report collating available information on tourism in the High Weald AONB, including visitor profiles and trends, available visitor activities, the economic value of tourism and levels of demand.