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Wetland

 
 
 
Ecological and distribution information on wetland habitats in Lowland Derbyshire can be found in the 'Wetland habitats in Lowland Derbyshire' document on the Lowland Derbyshire LBAP page.
 
Information on wetlands in the Peak District can be found in the relevant Habitat Action Plans and on the Peak District National Park website.
 
 
 
Carsington - new reedbed
 
 
  
 
The following habitats are recognised as UK and have been translated into LBAP Habitat Action Plan (HAPs).

 
UK BAP Priority
UK Broad habitat type
Lowland Derbyshire LBAP
Peak District LBAP
National Forest BAP
N/A
Rivers and Streams
Rivers and Streams HAP
River Corridor HAP
Linear Waters HAP
Eutrophic Standing Waters N/A Standing Open waters HAP N/A Open Waters HAP
Mesotrophic Standing Waters N/A Standing Open waters HAP N/A Open Waters HAP
N/A Ponds Standing Open waters HAP Ponds Open Waters HAP
Fens N/A Lowland swamp, mires, fens and reedbeds HAP N/A N/A
Reedbeds N/A Lowland swamp, mires, fens and reedbeds HAP N/A Reedbeds HAP
N/A Swamps and marsh Lowland swamp, mires, fens and reedbeds HAP N/A N/A
Coastal and Floodplain Grazing Marsh Wet grassland Floodplain grazing marsh HAP N/A Wet Grassland and Floodplain Grazing marsh HAP

In addition wetlands are listed as priority in the Bolsover, Chesterfield and Derby Greenprints.

 
 
Butterley Reservoir
 
 
 
 
 
The following BAP species are associated with woodland habitats: 
  • Sausage-beard moss
  • Beaked Beardless-moss
  • Spruce's Bristle-moss
  • Grass-wrack pondweed
  • Great-crested newt
  • Otter
  • Bats
  • Water Vole
  • White-clawed crayfish
 
Cromford Canal  
 
 
 
Ogston Reservoir  
 
 
 
 
For landowners there are two main grants available to carry out management work on wetland habitats: 
 
 
Reedbed at Peter Fidler Reserve
 
 
 
Swamp 

 



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