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Logan's Meadow Local Nature Reserve Designation Extension

Approval to designate additional land to extend Logan's meadow Local Nature Reserve (LNR)

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 24/05/2021

Decision due: 1 Jul 2021 by Executive Councillor for Open Spaces, Sustainable Food and Community Wellbeing

Lead member: Executive Councillor for Open Spaces, Sustainable Food and Community Wellbeing

Department: Environmental Services

Contact: Guy Belcher, Biodiversity Officer Email: Guy.Belcher@cambridge.gov.uk.

Additional Information: Requested for pre-scrutiny by Cllrs Payne and Porrer.

Background Information: A proposal to extend Logan's Meadow LNR onto adjoining sports pitches and adopted riverside land in front of the Vie development has been supported through local consultation. The decision to approve this designation is required for natural England to support the proposal and complete the stature designation process. The LNR designation will provide further protection to the site and support the proposed further wetland, grassland and woodland habitat creation. This project forms an important part of then City Councils response to the declared Biodiversity Emergency in 2019.

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