Saturday, December 11, 2010

Slow-worms at site of new Guide Hut


Apparently slow-worms have been found on the site of the old guide hut on Victoria Avenue. Construction work has started recently. It's winter and the slow-worms are in hibernation. Shouldn't work be halted? Who is dealing with the mitigation and/or the translocation of these protected reptiles?

Posted by Anonymous to swanageview at 10:45 PM


The Postman said...

Try PDC Planning ..

Nickthefish said...

Swanage is crawling with slow worms, ask any kid.

Anonymous said...

Is this story for real lol

Anonymous said...

Our money (taxes) pay people to create policies and laws to protect eg. endagered species, habitats and areas of outstanding natural beauty. If there is no point to this story, then there is no point in paying a fortune to the civil servants that create the policies. These policies are important, but the most frustrating thing of all is that they are rarely upheld, so whilst there is a need to protect the above, it seems as long as there is mitigation involved then any habitat can be destroyed! So what is the point of any protective policies at all. Trees, slow worms, bats, great crested newts, woodland etc etc etc.
Save the slow worms !!