NatureScot Commissioned Report 498: Review of recording scheme surveillance information for specified terrestrial and freshwater species in Scotland
The Habitats Directive requires that Member States shall undertake surveillance of the conservation status of specified habitats and species, and report every six years. NatureScot has responsibility for surveillance in Scotland. The Habitats Directive requires that surveillance should allow conclusions to be drawn on specified aspects of range and population. This work is directed at establishing the current level of surveillance for specified conservation-listed species in Scotland in order to inform the next cycle of reporting in 2013.
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