Caring for the Environment

Think Global Act Local

Hyndburn Borough Council Parks department takes environmental issues and the prospect of climate change very seriously.

The measures taken by the parks department include:

  • Restricted chemical use including herbicides and pesticides.
  • Avoiding the use of peat and peat based products.
  • Consideration of planting drought tolerant species and a mixture of tree species, to deal with predicted climatic changes.
  • Tree planting
  • Wildflower planting recently undertaken at Milnshaw Park with the help of the Hyndburn Butterfly Project.