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Conservation

Conservation regards the maintenance of historic and natural beauty in Derbyshire, and the impact it can have upon the environment.


Multiple images of a church, a stone wall in a field, an archaeological digging site and an orange butterfly resting upon a pink flowerWe are involved in a range of conservation activities from the historic environment to wildlife conservation.

We promote and assist with the best possible stewardship of our built and natural environment, concerning archaeology, historic buildings, urban design, landscape character and ecology

We care for and provide access to our own countryside sites and greenways. We promote greater access to the wider countryside for all.

We are responsible for maintaining the Public Rights of Way network.

We own and manage woodland and grasslands, and help to manage protected trees in Derbyshire.

We work to minimise any negative impacts highways have upon the environment. Learn more about transport and roads.

We work to minimise any negative effects and maximise benefits of any planning activity within the county. Find out more about minerals and waste development.