The Habitats Directive: selection of Special Areas of Conservation in the UK

SACs in the UK


 

These pages provide an explanation of the SAC selection process in the UK, with descriptions of interest features and individual site accounts, together with supplementary information. They replace JNCC Report, No. 270, 'The Habitats Directive: selection of Special Areas of Conservation in the UK', which was published in 1997.

 

They are updated whenever the UK submits new data about candidate SACs to the EC, or after there is a change to the designated status of sites. Last updated 24 May 2016 following the submission of Tranche 51 submitted 24 May 2016. - review changes.

 

 

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This website publication should be cited as:

McLeod, CR, Yeo, M, Brown, AE, Burn, AJ, Hopkins, JJ, & Way, SF (eds.) (2005) The Habitats Directive: selection of Special Areas of Conservation in the UK. 2nd edn. Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Peterborough. www.jncc.gov.uk/SACselection