Signatories and advocates will seek to:
- Avoid damage to sites and minimise disturbance to wildlife and the environment.
- Ensure all group leaders understand more about the habitats, species, geology and environments of North Wales and how to avoid disturbance and damage.
- Encourage others to respect the wildlife, landscapes and community life in and around North Wales.
- Show consideration to landowners, residents and other users when parking and operating.
- Work with land managers and statutory bodies and other interested parties how to best manage groups on existing sites and consider the implications before developing activities into new sites.
- Respect conservation based management plans that have been agreed and publicised.
- Encourage groups, colleagues and students to respect, protect and enjoy the special character of the region – habitats, species, wildlife, geology, archaeology and manmade structures.
- To discuss any essential permanent fixtures with the statutory bodies and relevant parties.
- Place temporary marks or fixing in such a way as to avoid damage to the special character of the site.
- Leave a site cleaner that we find it.
- Leave no trace of visit and take litter home.
- Enhance the special character of the site.
- Consult NWEOCG, landowners, conservation and community organisations at an early stage in the planning for any major events.
Signatories Commit to:
- Receive information from the Outdoor Charter Group.
- Attend appropriate training courses and briefing sessions.
- Attending a minimum of one full members meeting each year.
- Sharing good practice.
- Being involved in regular review of the Charter.
Endorsing Partners Seek to support the group though:
- Staff resources.
- Financial support.
- Promotion of the group.
Signatories – An individual or organisation
Endorsing Partners – Organisations who wish to support the environmental charter, whereby signing the charter would not be relevant