National Highways: Low Nutrient Grasslands - reducing maintenance and increasing biodiversity

With progress things are going to be built, it is inevitable, but if development can intelligently build in biodiversity - as a consideration from the outset and include in the planning stage then we might be onto a winner.

Ben Hewlett works for Highways England whose remit goes beyond operating, maintaining and improving the 4300 miles of roads on the Strategic Road Network and part of his role is to identify ways to improve them for biodiversity while still functioning as a piece of infrastructure.

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