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.