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Great crested newt

Great Crested Newt. ©Ben Ross/SNH.For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright/

Introduction

Learn about the Great crested newt and why it is protected.

Great crested newt (female). ©Barry Dunne/SNH.  For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright/

The Law/Legal position

Find out how the Great crested newt is protected by law

Creating a pond, Chatelherault Park, Hamilton. ©Richard Davison/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright/

Helping the species

Find out how you can help great crested newts

Pond creation. ©Ben Ross/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright/

Mitigating the effects of development

Find out how to ensure that your development doesn't harm great crested newt and break the law.

Great Crested Newt. ©Sue Scott/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright/

Further reading

Further reading



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