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Flashcards in The Lake District Deck (10):
1

List four human attractions in the Lake District?

Walking activities
Water sports
Pretty villages
Museums

2

List four physical attractions in the Lake District?

Mountains
Lakes
Rivers
Water falls

3

Why may conservationists have conflict with the army?

Because the army destroy land when practicing explosions and conservationists want the land to be kept and conserved

4

Why may energy companies and conservationists have conflict?

Energy companies want to build wind turbines and conservationists want to conserve the land

5

Why may tourist and home owners have conflict?

Tourists may create more traffic and park out side their homes creating more noise

6

What four main negative effects does tourism have on the Lake District?

Littering and damage to the area
Traffic issues
Congestion on the lakes
Footpath erosion

7

What management strategy has been put in place to reduce littering and damage?

More little bins have been provided at picnic areas
During on weekend in 2014 volunteers collected 80 bags of rubbish

8

What management strategy has been put in place to reduce traffic issues?

Approach roads to parks have been built
Improved and subsidised public transport
Park and ride schemes
Restricted parking zones in villages

9

What management strategy has been put in place to reduce congestion on lakes?

10mph speed limit introduced to stop speed boats, water skiers and noise pollution on lake Windermere as wakes from speed boats is causing erosion

10

What management strategy has been put in place to reduce footpath erosion?

Upland path landscape restoration project
Volunteers helped fix paths
Stone paths restored
Added drains to stop flooding

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