NEYEDC holds data in a variety of formats – from species records held in our database, to habitat layers held in a GIS database and Local Wildlife Sites designation information held in our dedicated Second Site database.
We can also supply data in a variety of ways for our users, depending on their needs and the best way for them to receive and use the required information. We can supply data to inform individual developments on a case by case basis, or we can provide anytime access to our data querying tools to our funding partners such as Government Agencies and some Local Authorities.
Partners and other users of our online data tools need to log in to our website to enable them to access the tools, using the Login boxes in the sidebar.
Ecological data requests
Our ecological data request service can be tailored to your needs, from a straightforward protected species search for a 500m radius to a pipeline route crossing several local authority areas, requiring different search buffers for different taxa along with Local Sites and habitat mapping.
We provide Statutory and non-Statutory site boundaries, habitat and species information for over 500 developments each year, working with a number of different clients to inform Planning Applications, Environmental Impact Assessments, Strategic Environmental Assessments, Management Plans and Farm Environment Plans.
Further information about our ecological data request service is available on the Data Request page of the website. If you are unsure which Local Environmental Records Centre that your data request falls under, please check the ALERC Find an LERC Map.
If you have any further queries feel free to give us a call or drop us an email, information can be found on the Contact Us page.
Local Wildlife Site (LWS) data
NEYEDC works alongside the North Yorkshire SINC (Sites of Importance for Nature Conservation) Panel and the East Riding of Yorkshire LWS Panel, holding the site boundaries and species lists for all second-tier sites that have been surveyed. Members of each Panel and statutory organisations can access a citation which provides a site description, species list, scores against the criteria and information on site status by accessing the LWS data tool.
A leaflet has been created that explains the North Yorkshire SINC’s.
The guidelines for the selection of North Yorkshire SINCs can be found here: SINC Guidelines V3.0 (December 2017). There is also a document which outlines the procedures for surveying SINCs and for proposing new SINCs. It includes forms to enable full and monitoring surveys, proposing new SINCs and template letters for use when contacting landowners. You can download it using this link Standard documentation for SINC surveys