Lidans ravinsystem. Historisk markanvändning och framtida skötsel
Lidans ravine landscape – historical land use and future maintenance
This essey is about how the natural pastures of Lidan ravine system to preserve its character and biodiversity. Natural pasture about the future has recent decades become a political issue, both nationally and internationally, with Europes common agricultural and rural policy. Natural pastures covered in this essay is in a dominant grain farming area. The modernization of agriculture began in the 1830s and by the last shift reform had grassland and circulation mill started. Natural pastures in Lidan ravine systems are now left as isolated islands. The threats to biodiversity in Lidan ravine system is the fragmentation of the landscape, the concentrated full-season grazing and the lack of grazing livestock. The Swedish government has formed 16 environmental, natural pastures are within the environmental objective “A varied agricultural landscape”. To achieve the goal of rural policy program designed, as through a variety of support and compensation to foster the development of rural areas. The environmental objective “A rich flora and fauna” will promote that biodiversity is conserved and used in a sustainable way for present and future generations. Landowners can benefit biodiversity by making various efforts that go to seek compensation for. The stakes are the construction of dams that collect phosphorus, install adjustable wells, leaving wide stripes of arable land and gullies which may act as diversity grounds. However, we need more knowledge and understanding of the landowners about why biodiversity is so important. The lack of grazing livestock is still the biggest threat to natural pastures future. The solution to that is a partnership between landowners, a collaboration similar to the traditional. The conservation of biodiversity and ravine landscape character is also in the interest of residents throughout the area. Should grassland management of natural pastures to continue, which is a national environmental objectives, requires cooperation between authorities and farmers but also transparency and local participation in conservation planning.
Uppsats för avläggande av filosofie kandidatexamen i Kulturvård, Landskapsvårdens hantverk, 15 hp, 2013
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