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Conservation Board newsletter and magazine

25 May 2016
Outstanding Chilterns - explore and enjoy in 2016 (pdf 3Mb)
The flagship magazine of the Chilterns Conservation Board, full of articles on making the most of the Chilterns AONB in 2016, from great local food to new walks, family days out, volunteering opportunities and quirky attractions.

21 September 2016
Chilterns Conservation Board e-newsletter September 2016  (pdf 202Kb)
The latest headlines, project updates, events and links from the Conservation Board

History & archaeology

9 February 2016
Chilternsaetna Spring 2016 (pdf 3Mb)
The archaeology and history newsletter of the Chilterns - information on new discoveries, project updates and lots of history-themed events taking place
11 September 2011
Chinnor Circular Walk Archaeology Sheet (pdf 932Kb)
Information on the archaeology of the Chinnor Circular Walk
13 January 2015
Our Common Heritage (pdf 7Mb)
A collection of six essays about the social history of Chiltern commons.
29 October 2009
The Changing Landscape of the Chilterns (pdf 3Mb)

Final report of the Chilterns Historic Landscape Characterisation Project

27 October 2010
The Making of the Chilterns Landscape (pdf 3Mb)

A report on the work of the Chilterns Historic Landscape Characterisation Project

11 September 2011
Views of the Thames Walk Archaeology Sheet (pdf 1Mb)
Information on the archaeology of the Views of the Thames Walk
21 June 2004
Walks in the Misbourne Valley: Archaeology Sheet (pdf 817Kb)
Information on the archaeology on the Walks in the Misbourne Valley
11 September 2011
West Wycombe & Bradenham Walk Archaeology Sheet (pdf 1Mb)
Information on the archaeology of the West Wycombe and Bradenham Walks

Planning & development

3 February 2006
Chilterns Brick (pdf 2Mb)

Buildings Design Guide Supplementary Technical Note on Chilterns Brick

22 February 2010
Chilterns Buildings Design Guide (pdf 6Mb)

The Chilterns Buildings Design Guide contains practical advice on how to build or restore properties in keeping with the special qualities of the Chilterns AONB

5 April 2005
Chilterns Flint (pdf 1Mb)

Buildings Design Guide Supplementary Technical Note on Chilterns Flint

15 November 2011
Position Statement: development affecting setting of AONB (pdf 394Kb)
Chilterns Conservation Board position statement on development affecting the setting of the AONB
13 January 2015
Position Statement: renewable energy (pdf 325Kb)
Chilterns Conservation Board position statement on renewable energy in the AONB
5 November 2008
Roofing Materials (pdf 2Mb)

Buildings Design Guide Supplementary Technical Note on Roofing Materials

Commons

5 April 2007
An audit of biodiversity data for the Chiltern Commons (pdf 731Kb)
A report by the Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Environmental Records Centre on the recorded biodiversity interest across the Chiltern Commons
12 November 2012
Chilterns Commons Habitat Audit 2010 (pdf 5Mb)
An audit of the habitats and species found on commons in the Chilterns.
28 August 2008
Common Land - Rights & Responsibilities (pdf 57Kb)

Chilterns Commons Factsheet 2

27 July 2015
Commons Project Final Report July 2015 (pdf 2Mb)
A summary of the achievements of the Heritage Lottery funded Chilterns Commons Project 2011 - 2015
2 November 2011
The Curse of the Unwanted Traveller (pdf 211Kb)
An article from the Chilterns Commons Network spring 2011 newsletter
16 July 2009
West Wycombe Hill – Reclaiming an Historic Landscape (pdf 37Kb)

An article from the Chilterns Commons Network Bulletin, Summer 2009

28 August 2008
What is Common Land? (pdf 56Kb)

Chilterns Common Factsheet 1

16 July 2009
Who’s Using Your Common? (pdf 59Kb)

An article from the Chilterns Commons Network Bulletin Summer 2009

Chalk streams

7 August 2015
Chilterns Chalk Streams Project Annual Report 2014-15 (pdf 628Kb)
Latest annual report from the Chalk Streams Project which works to conserve and promote all the major chalk streams of the Chilterns

Conservation

29 May 2014
Surveying Wildlife Handbook (pdf 1Mb)
Comprehensive practical handbook on how to record all types of wildlife in the Chilterns

Red Kites

5 October 2011
Red Kite Education Pack (pdf 1Mb)
A pack of information and activity ideas for teachers of Key Stages 2 and 3. Contains lots of information about the wildlife of the Chilterns and espcially the magnificent red kite, which was re-introduced to the area in the early 1990s.
19 August 2005
Red Kite factsheet (pdf 16Kb)
Basic facts about this magnificent bird
9 September 2011
Red Kite Walks (pdf 924Kb)
Leaflet describing 2 circular walks from Studley Green, Bucks
3 September 2012
Where to see Red Kites (pdf 383Kb)
Leaflet with map showing best places to see Red Kites in the Chilterns

Woodlands

9 August 2012
Chilterns Ancient Woodland Survey 2012: report and maps (pdf 2Mb)
Full details and results of the Chilterns Ancient Woodland Survey
9 August 2012
Chilterns Ancient Woodland Survey Appendix: Chiltern District (pdf 910Kb)
Results and maps for Chiltern District from the Chilterns Ancient Woodland Survey 2012
9 August 2012
Chilterns Ancient Woodland Survey Appendix: Dacorum Borough (pdf 885Kb)
Results and maps from the Chilterns Ancient Woodland Survey 2012 for Dacorum Borough.
9 August 2012
Chilterns Ancient Woodland Survey Appendix: South Bucks District (pdf 930Kb)
Results and maps from the Chilterns Ancient Woodland Survey 2012 for South Bucks District.
9 August 2012
Chilterns Ancient Woodland Survey Appendix: Wycombe District (pdf 936Kb)
Results and maps from the Chilterns Ancient Woodland Survey 2012 for Wycombe District.
21 September 2016
Chilterns Woodland Project News and Annual Report Summer 2016 (pdf 1Mb)
Latest woodland news and events plus a report on 2015-16 activities

11 July 2002
Air Drying of Timber (pdf 251Kb)
An information pack developed by the Chiltern Woodlands Project
3 November 2011
Benefits of thinning in woodlands (pdf 134Kb)
Advice sheet on the best ways to thin woodlands to enhance timber quality and wildlife.
3 November 2011
Deadwood (pdf 124Kb)
Management advice on the value of deadwood in woodlands.
3 November 2011
Ivy on trees (pdf 144Kb)
The pros and cons of leaving ivy on trees.
3 November 2011
On-site sawmilling and timber conversion (pdf 189Kb)
An introduction to using a mobile sawmill to process timber.
3 November 2011
Protecting woodland archaeological features (pdf 263Kb)
How to identify archaeological features in woodlands and avoid damaging them during woodland operations.
3 November 2011
Woodland bats (pdf 139Kb)
Information on protecting bat species found in woodlands.

Educational Resources

10 September 2002
Did You Know? (pdf 210Kb)
Chilterns Facts
1 May 2013
Learning Outside the Classroom in the Chilterns (pdf 2Mb)
Directory of outdoor learning providers within and close to the Chilterns AONB
5 October 2011
Red Kite Education Pack (pdf 1Mb)
A pack of information and activity ideas for teachers of Key Stages 2 and 3. Contains lots of information about the wildlife of the Chilterns and espcially the magnificent red kite, which was re-introduced to the area in the early 1990s.

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