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Wildlife and nature

From here you can access our dedicated pages on Biodiversity, Nature Conservation and green spaces.

  • Common Spotted Orchid: Common Spotted Orchid

    What is biodiversity?

    Biodiversity, or biological diversity, is simply the assortment of all living things existing within an area. It is about the variety of life, protecting and enhancing a diverse range of plants, birds, animals and the habitats upon which they rely.

  • Natural Environment: Water flowing over rock

    Natural Environment

    As part of its commitment to sustainable development, the Scottish Government is concerned to ensure that the natural heritage is conserved and enhanced for the benefit of present and future generations.

  • Tree: Leafy trees


    This page provides contact details and information on Tree Preservation Order Areas.

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