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  2. The Environmental Economy of North West England. Consortium project with North West Regional Assembly, 2000.
  3. A Vision for the 21st Century. Lancashire County Council Local Agenda 21 Strategy. Lancashire County Council, 2000.
  4. Biodiversity: The UK Action Plan. HMSO, 1994.
  5. Guidance for Local Biodiversity Action Plans. HMSO, 1997.
  6. Wild about the North West A Biodiversity Audit of North West England. Regional biodiversity Steering Group, 1999.
  7. Action for Biodiversity in North West England. Andre R Farrar. The Government Office for the North West, the North West Regional Assembly and the North West Biodiversity Forum, 2000.
  8. Biological Heritage Sites Guidelines for Site Selection. Lancashire County Council, Lancashire Wildlife Trust, 1998.
  9. Action for Sustainability Northwest Regional Assembly, 2000.
  10. Natural Areas in the North West Region. English Nature 1999. Also used, individual Natural Area Profiles for Lancashire, 1998.
  11. Local Environment Agency Plans. Environment Agency, various dates.