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Land Use Conflicts

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Land Use Conflicts

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  1. Land Use Conflicts A Case Study of The Yorkshire Dales National Park

  2. What are Land Use Conflicts? • Land use conflicts arise when users of the land do not agree on how it should be used • N.B. It takes at least two ‘sides’ to have a conflict • Questions on land use conflicts will ask you to state : a) What actual conflicts arise between these groups? b) How can these conflicts be resolved?

  3. Who use the Land In the Dales? Farmers Tourists Local Residents Quarrymen Conservation Groups

  4. Farming Pastoral farming Mainly hill sheep and beef cattle

  5. Tourism : What are the attractions? Scenery Tourism Gordale Scar Malham Cove

  6. Outdoor recreation

  7. Peaceful relaxation

  8. ‘Pretty Dales villages

  9. Quarrying Horton Quarry : high grade limestone

  10. Local People Homeowner Pub landlord Shopkeeper

  11. Environmental Protection Many agencies have interests in the Yorkshire dales

  12. Examples of Conflicts Tourists v Locals But can you specify the conflict ? Malham : ‘overflow’ parking

  13. Farmers v Tourists Difficulties in moving stock

  14. Farmers v Tourists Problems at lambing time

  15. Quarrymen v conservation Limestone is a non-renewable resource

  16. Quarrymen v local people Noise and dust pollution

  17. Tourists v locals Congestion

  18. Recreation v Conservation Climbers Footpath erosion

  19. Examples of Solutions • Steps at Malham Cove • built of local stone • reduce erosion • focus access and • reduce trespass

  20. ‘No climbing’ agreement between BMC and National Park • Protects nesting birds in spring

  21. Farmers enlisted in conservation schemes

  22. Quarry Case Study

  23. Dust washed off all vehicles leaving quarry

  24. Lorries all covered to reduce dust pollution

  25. Use of rail to reduce heavy traffic on roads

  26. Tree planting on perimeter

  27. Quarry buildings relocated in floor of quarry

  28. Remember! • What are the range of land uses? • What conflicts may arise? • Give examples of actual conflicts • How can the conflicts be resolved? • Assess the effectiveness of the solutions