Wildlife and nature
From here you can access our dedicated pages on Biodiversity, Nature Conservation and green spaces.
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.
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.
This page provides contact details and information on Tree Preservation Order Areas.