The Influence of Recreational Activity on Upland Ecosystems in the UK: A Review of Evidence

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Gilchrist, A., Glentworth, J., Mohd Radzuan, H. and Clay, G. (2023). The Influence of Recreational Activity on Upland Ecosystems in the UK: A Review of Evidence. Natural England.
AuthorsGilchrist, A., Glentworth, J., Mohd Radzuan, H. and Clay, G.
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Abstract

The uplands are an important destination for people wishing to experience the outdoors. These areas are also of great importance for biodiversity, landscape and understanding the effects of recreational activity in upland areas is important to ensuring that their use is environmentally sustainable.
This work was commissioned so that the findings could be used by all those with an interest in or responsibility for, upland areas and to help make informed decisions about a range of activities and how they relate to the upland environment. Natural England commission a range of reports from external contractors to provide evidence and advice to assist us in delivering our duties. The views in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of Natural England.

KeywordsUplands; Environmental management; Recreation; Climate change; Sustainability; Policy; Evidence-based policy
Year2023
PublisherNatural England
Web address (URL)https://publications.naturalengland.org.uk/publication/6595767901618176
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Deposited25 Jun 2024
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