Conservation volunteers at the Bioblitz day at Wester Moss SSSI near Stirling. July 2011. ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or

Biodiversity Duty Guidance and Advice

​Find practical guidance and advice on all aspects of meeting your biodiversity duty.

Whether you are a local authority, health board, government agency or other public body, the following are key aspects to be considered when taking action to meet your biodiversity duty:

You’ll find more detailed information and advice in the other pages in this section.