Countryside conservation

Information on countryside services and nature reserves in Calderdale.

Calderdale Local Access Forum

Established in 2013, Calderdale's Local Access Forum works with the Council to improve public access to land used for open-air recreation. The areas of interest of members includes walking, climbing, horse riding and cycling, and the forum considers how these activities can be promoted and developed sustainably.

Countryside services

The landscape of Calderdale provides a unique and very rich blend of natural history, industrial heritage and important areas of outstanding natural scenery.

Environmental education

Details of the educational workshops available at countryside locations in Halifax, Brighouse and Todmorden. Topics include climate change, environmental art and trees; activities such as stream dipping and birdbox building are also available.

Nature reserves

Nature reservesLocal Nature Reserves (LNRs) are for both people and wildlife. They are places with wildlife or geological features that are of special interest locally.

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