Local sites represent a comprehensive suite of the Borough's locally and regionally important wildlife and geological sites. These sites are designated to acknowledge and help conserve their special features, and contribute to the wider ecological network including statutory sites (i.e. SSSI', SAC's and SPA's).
'Discover Lakeside' is designed to encourage people to use Doncaster Lakeside for a range of activities.
A list of our most important and impressive woodlands, with links to information about each one.
Ecology is the study of all living organisms, their interactions and their habitats. Doncaster Council has a dedicated ecologist who provides advice, guidance and information in order to protect and enhance the biodiversity of the borough.
In Doncaster we have established a working group known as the Doncaster Biodiversity Action Partnership (DBAP) which Doncaster Council supports through membership.
Once you have read our wildlife garden pack you might be full of ideas and plans for your school grounds, community hall or other communal space.
One of the best ways to conserve biodiversity is by gardening in a wildlife-friendly way.
Doncaster Council has established an initiative to help local groups get back to nature.
Doncaster Local Records Centre (DLRC) welcomes records from all recorders and of all species, no matter how common or widespread. We need your records to be able to build a complete and up-to-date image of the state of wildlife in Doncaster Borough. This helps us monitor the state of the environment and support decision making.
The Doncaster Biodiversity Action Plan describes the importance of the diversity of animals, plants, fungi and microbes which share our environment.