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Managing land and sea

Forester felling a scots pine, Rothiemurchus, East Highland Area. ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.org.uk

Managing the land

From farming and crofting to forestry, moorland management and spatial ecology, find out more about the current issues.

Loch Sionascaig, Inverpolly, North Highland Area. ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.org.uk

Managing freshwater

The condition of the water in our lochs and rivers has major implications for our biodiversity, health and economy.

Fishing Boat © Chris Martin/SNH For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.org.uk

Managing coasts and sea

Managing the many uses of our marine environment is crucial to nature but equally crucial to safeguard the future of industries that depend on it.

Walker on a public footpath at Mortonhall estate near Edinburgh. © Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.org.uk

Managing recreation and access

Are you involved in recreation and access policy? Do you have a direct role in managing and promoting access or recreation? Find information here.

Red Deer stag on Rum NNR. Copyright Laurie Campbell/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.org.uk

Managing wildlife

When undertaken well wildlife management can bring benefits to people, the economy and the environment.

Green Tiger Beetle - Pinewood. Beinn Eighe, NNR, Wester Ross. West Highland area. © Laurie Campbell/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk

Managing pests, diseases and vegetation

Find guidance and latest information on managing pests and diseases in the countryside.


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Marine aquaculture

Marine aquaculture

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Marine Consultation Areas

Marine Consultation Areas

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Priority Marine Features

Priority Marine Features

Find out more about the recommended list of Priority Marine Features in Scotland's seas.