Habitat Atlas - Coniferous Woodland
- BAP Broad habitat category Coniferous woodland
Total Area in County
Coniferous woodland is scattered across the county as small plantations, but there are several significant areas dominated by conifers:
- Cannock Chase - there has been a long history of planting conifers on the heathlands in the Cannock area, now carried out in a more ecologically sympathetic manner than historically
- Swynnerton Old Park south-east of Stoke.
- Burnt Wood near the Shropshire boundary
- Bagot Forest in East Staffordshire
There are significant conifer plantations in the Peak District, but these have not been mapped by SER/SWT yet, hence their omission on this map.
- This figure is based upon the SWT/SER habitat mapping which presently only covers 50% of the county so the figure is likely to be an under estimate, particularly for poor habitats, i.e. those not contained within Local Wildlife Sites
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