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Policy & Guidance

Scottish Natural Heritage engages in policy development to advise Government, to guide our own work, and to respond to changing circumstances. We need to keep up-to-date our approach towards a wide range of issues which have a bearing on the natural heritage, and the ways it is used. We participate in policy development by

Where changes in approach are proposed, we normally aim to consult widely among those likely to be affected.

Consultation_©Lorne Gill/SNH_For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.org.uk

SNH policy documents

Published documents on policy topics are listed in an alphabetic index.

Windfarm, Causewaymire, Caithness. ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk

SNH guidance documents

Published guidance documents are listed in an alphabetic index

Farmland in Strathmore. ©Lorne Gill For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177

Other policy documents

Documents published by national partnerships in which we participate.

Volunteer surveying a nature site Biodiversity in Glasgow project. ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk

How we develop policy and guidance

This describes the processes we use to develop our policy and guidance.

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Sharing Good Practice

Sharing ideas, knowledge end experience. Find information on future and past events.

Professor Nigel Trewin and a school pupil at the launch of the Fossil Code.

Natural heritage interpretation

Good interpretation helps visitors connect with Scotland's nature and landscapes.



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