Cumbria Biodiversity Evidence Base
– A Resource For Planning in Cumbria

The Cumbria Biodiversity Evidence Base (CBEB) has been developed specifically for use within the planning system in Cumbria. It comprises data and advice to planners and public authorities on the species and habitats of Cumbria which should be considered while carrying out their functions. It will assist in producing Local Development Frameworks, help to inform the Development Control planning process and enable Local Authority planners to better fulfil their biodiversity duties. Others will also find the information in CBEB useful: from private companies planning economic developments, to those needing an overview of the county’s natural resources or to report on the priority or protected species found here.

Cumbria Biodiversity Evidence Base (CBEB) Interactive Map

CBEB Guide (2011) A guide to the evidence and how to use it for those involed in the planning and development process
Species Statements (2016) Detailed statements about species for which Cumbria is particularly important.
Habitat Statements (2016) Detailed statements about habitats for which Cumbria is particularly important.
Original Report (2008) This report provides the background to the CBEB.
 
Saturday, November 10th, 2018 at 3:21am
A huge thank you to all that attended The Recorders Conference 2018! What a fantastic day with many great talks about recording in Cumbria and different projects from all over the country. See you all again next year!
#reccon18 https://t.co/E8E45AY11v
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Monday, November 5th, 2018 at 10:25pm
If you have popped into Tullie House recently you may have seen the Woodrow Wilson exhibit. Where the Cumbrian Biodiversity Data Centre gets a shout out as the oldest biological records centre! https://t.co/18NUYvnR5C CumbriaBDC photo
Monday, November 5th, 2018 at 10:13pm
Exciting news! North West England now has a @AFONature group. If your under the age of 30, live in the NW and love #nature then this is the perfect opportunity for you! PLEASE share far and wide https://t.co/wuCZ02L28U #AFON https://t.co/Q1IZgp9Ocx CumbriaBDC photo
Monday, October 29th, 2018 at 8:07pm
This is one of four events around the @lakedistrictnpa to explore what World Heritage Status means to the people who live and work in Cumbria. Come and tell us what you think! (Booking is essential.) Thanks to @Lake District @lakesfoundation and @theRSAorg for funding. https://t.co/NJ7yahiyag CumbriaBDC photo
Friday, September 14th, 2018 at 1:21am
Felltop fungi growing in association with the Dwarf Willow on Eel Crag, Cumbria last week. The Cep (Boletus edulis), Mountain Grisette (Amanita nivalis), Fly Agaric (A. muscaria) and Russula renidens @LostFoundFungi https://t.co/5lbKUjRdGP CumbriaBDC photo