Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority is urging people not to miss an opportunity to comment on the future management of the National Park landscape.
The National Park exists to help protect the landscape, wildlife and rich historic and cultural environment, and to help people discover and enjoy them. A draft Management Plan, now out for consultation, sets out the ways in which these purposes can be achieved for the period 2015-2019.
The consultation period, which started at the beginning of August, will close on Friday, October 31st 2014.
National Park Authority Chief Executive Tegryn Jones said: “Achieving National Park objectives is a shared challenge: the National Park Authority is one of many organisations and individuals that affect the way the Park looks, sounds and feels.
“A National Park is more than vistas and blisters; issues like climate change, energy generation and food security are intimately wrapped up with the landscape and people’s enjoyment of it.
“We know that people who live in and visit the Pembrokeshire Coast care passionately about it, and I would like to encourage everyone to contribute their views on the management of this precious landscape in the current consultation.”
The draft Management Plan is available on the Public Consultations page of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority’s website, www.pembrokeshirecoast.org.uk, and can be viewed at the National Park headquarters in Llanion Park, Pembroke Dock (opening hours are Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm, Friday 9am to 4.30pm). The Plan and associated documents are available in English and in Welsh.
The draft Plan can also be viewed on disc at National Park Authority centres in St Davids, Newport and Tenby during normal opening hours.
Discs have also been supplied to libraries in Cardigan, Crymych, Fishguard, Haverfordwest, Milford Haven, Narberth, Newport, Neyland, Pembroke, Pembroke Dock, St Clears, St Davids, Saundersfoot and Tenby.
Details on how to respond are contained in the draft Plan. The closing date for comments is Friday 31st October, 2014.