Designated Areas of Protection

Designated Areas of Protection

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Rozy
  • Created on: 28-12-12 16:27


Designated by - Natural England

Aim - protect areas of particular interest because of their plants, animals, geological features or land forms

1 of 7

National Nature Reserve

Designated by - Natural England

Aim - to secure protection and appropriate management to the most important areas of wildlife habitat,to provide a resource for scientific research and recreation

2 of 7

SPA [rrow]

Designated by - Natural England

Aim - to help protect and manage areas that are inportant forrare and vunerable birds becuase they use them for breeding, feeding, wintering and migration

3 of 7


Designated by - EU Habitats Directorive

Aim - provide rare and vunerable animals, plants and habitats with increased protection and management

4 of 7

Marine Nature Reserve

Designated by - Wildlife and Countryside act 1981

Aim - to conserve and provide opportunites for the study of marine wildlife and interesting geographical and physiographical features

5 of 7


Designated by - UK - DEFRA

Aim - to protect wetlands that are of international importance, especially as a habitat for water birds, and ensure a sustainable use of wetlands

6 of 7

Local Nature Reserve

Designated by - national parks

Aim - to protect the reserve ans surrounding area from damaging activities

7 of 7


No comments have yet been made

Similar Environmental Science/Studies resources:

See all Environmental Science/Studies resources »See all resources »