Membership of BAP Committees

Biodiversity Action Partnership Steering Group

This is the body that has guided preparation of this plan. It is comprised of representatives from a wide range of organisations. The following have represented their respective organisations at Steering Group meetings:

Tim Mitcham (Chair) (Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester & North Merseyside);

Henry Bainbridge (National Farmersí Union);

Mark Beard (English Nature);

Nik Bruce (Lancashire County Council);

Jolyon Dodgson (Country Land & Business Association);

David Dunlop (Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester & North Merseyside);

Hugh Evans (Central & West Lancashire Chamber of Commerce);

Sue Harrison (Country Land & Business Association);

Jon Hickling (English Nature);

Peter Jepson (Lancashire County Council);

Tim Melling (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds);

Geoff Morries (Lancashire County Council);

Ed Mycock (Environment Agency);

David Newborn (Game Conservancy Trust);

Steve Orzechowski (National Gamekeepersí Organisation);

Margaret Panikkar (Lancashire Association of Parish & Town Councils);

Chris Whitehead (Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester & North Merseyside).

 

Two Working Groups were set up also to advise the Steering Group and to take forward particular actions.

 

Technical Working Group

This Group provided ecological advice, oversaw the selection of SAPs and HAPs and their drafting. It comprised:

Tim Mitcham (Chair) (Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester & North Merseyside);

David Dunlop (Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester & North Merseyside);

Simon Hayhow (Lancashire County Council [Museums Service]);

Jon Hickling (English Nature);

Peter Jepson (Lancashire County Council [Environment Directorate]);

Tim Melling (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds);

Ed Mycock (Environment Agency);

Dr Frank Walsh (Lancashire & Cheshire Fauna Society).

 

Education /Publicity Working Group has held meetings and workshops to develop the BAPís People Plan. The many contributors to the Groupís work include:

Chris Whitehead (Chair) (Wildlife Trust); Paul Ashley (Blackpool Sea Life Centre); Henry Bainbridge (National Farmersí Union); Alan Bean (Myerscough College); Alison Boden (Wyre Ranger Service); Michael Clapham (Blackpool & Fylde College); Sarah Clements (Preston Borough Council); Barrie Cooper (RSPB); Lesley Cryer (Ribble River Valley Initiative); Jolyon Dodgson (Country Landownersí Association); Hugh Evans (Central & West Lancs Chamber of Commerce); Ann Fellows (Groundwork Blackburn); Mike Graham (Towneley Hall Museum); Sue Graham (Burnley Borough Council); Dr Joy Grayson (Formerly Fylde Borough Council now Lancaster City Council); Linda Griffiths (Biological Heritage Sites Project); Simon Hayhow (Fleetwood Museum & Lancashire County Council Museums Service); Dave Hortin (Source to Sea Project); Trevor Jeffcoate (Wellfield High School); Midge Kelly (West Lancashire District Council); Louise Kirkup (Burnley Borough Council); Sarah Lester (Darwen River Valley Initiative); Jean McFeat (Making Green Connections Project); John Parsler (University of Central Lancashire); Lesley Pritchard (Preston Green Forum); Professor John Rodwell (Lancaster University); Linda Robertson (Blackpool Sea Life Centre); Jeff Simpkin (Myerscough College & Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group); Julian Sims (Lancashire County Council); Richard Small (Liverpool John Moores University); Julie Smith (Mersey Basin Trust); David Sowter (Wildlife Trust); Carol Staples-Keaskin (Preston Green Forum); Elizabeth Sullivan (South Ribble Borough Council); Jane Wright (Pendle Borough Council); Jenny Young (Formerly Farnborough College).

 

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