Flashcards in 3.2- Ecosystems- New Forest- Case Study Deck (6)
How many tourists visit the New forest each year?
15 million, they contribute towards the economy
Why is tourism bad in the new Forest?
causes erosion of paths
Increases air polloution from traffic
What percent of the new forest is privately owned?
and it is often left unmanaged
How is the New Forest managed sustainably?
new trees planted
controlled tree felling
restricted lumber work (to minimise disturbance on nesting birds)
pesticide use limited
Green leaf tourism scheme
raising awareness on sustainibility
landowners funded to plant trees
What is the Green Leaf Tourism Scheme?
a scheme which encourages businesses to take steps toward a more sustainable society such as car free zones and minimal waste.