Background to SAC site selection
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.
To navigate the sections of the 'background to site selection'
pages, use the numbered links below. Within each section is a
next & previous link, for navigating through on a
'page by page' basis.
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.