Publication - Report

Goose management policy in Scotland: 2010 review

Published: 23 Feb 2011
Directorate:
Environment and Forestry Directorate
Part of:
Environment and climate change
ISBN:
9780755999798

Review of goose management policy in Scotland conducted in 2010.

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Goose management policy in Scotland: 2010 review
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Acronyms used in text

AEWA

African-Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds)

AMO

Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation Index

AoA

Agreement on Agriculture

BAP

Biodiversity Action Plan

BASC

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (formerly Wildfowlers Association of Great Britain and Ireland)

BoCC

Birds of Conservation Concern

BoEE

Birds of Estuaries Enquiry ( BTO precursor to WeBS)

BRIG

Biodiversity Reporting and Information Group

BTO

British Trust for Ornithology

CAP

Common Agriculture Policy

CBD

Convention on Biological Diversity (see Appendix B)

CCAGS

Crofting Counties Agricultural Grant Scheme (part of SRDP)

CE

Cost effectiveness

CnES

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles Council)

CV

Contingent Valuation

Defra

Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs ( UK Government)

EU

European Union

FACE

Federation of Associations for Hunting and Conservation of the EU

FPMC

Food Processing, Marketing and Cooperation Scheme (part of SRDP)

GAEC

Good Agricultural and Environmental Condition

GSAG

Goose Science Advisory Group (scientific subgroup of the NGMRG)

GSMP

Goose and Swan Monitoring Programme (see Appendix E)

GWCT

Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

GWGS

Greenland White-fronted Goose Study

HAP

Habitat Action Plan (under UKBAP)

IGC

Icelandic-breeding Goose Census (see Appendix E)

IUCN

International Union for the Conservation of Nature

JNCC

Joint Nature Conservation Committee

LBAP

Local Biodiversity Action Plan

LFA

Less Favoured Area (agricultural designation)

LFASS

Less Favoured Area Support Scheme (part of SRDP)

LGMG

Local Goose Management Group

LGMS

Local Goose Management Scheme

LIFE

European Commission Environment - LIFE Programme

LMC

Land Management Contract

LMOs

Land Managers' Options

LUS

Land Use Strategy (Scottish Government)

MA

Management Agreement

NFUS

National Farmers Union of Scotland

NGC

National Gamebag Census

NGF

National Goose Forum

NGMRG

National Goose Management Review Group

NGO

Non-Governmental Organisation

NINA

Institute for Nature Research (Norway)

NNR

National Nature Reserve

NPAC

National Proposal Appraisal Committee

NPF

National Policy Framework

NTS

National Trust for Scotland

NVZ

Nitrate Vulnerable Zone

NWC

National Wildfowl Counts ( WWT precursor to WeBS)

PVA

Population Viability Analysis

Ramsar

The Convention on Wetlands of International Importance (see Appendix B)

RDC

Rural Development Contract

RDR

Rural Development Regulation ( EU)

RP

Rural Priorities

RPAC

Regional Proposal Appraisal Committee

RPID

Rural Payments & Inspections Directorate (Scottish Government)

RSPB

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

SAC

Special Area for Conservation

SAC

Scottish Agricultural College

SAF

Species Action Framework ( SNH)

SAP

Species Action Plan (under UKBAP)

SASA

Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture

SBS

Scottish Biodiversity Strategy

SCF

Scottish Crofting Foundation

SCI

Site of Community Importance ( EU Habitats Directive)

SEARS

Scotland's Environmental and Rural Services

SEERAD

Scottish Executive Environment and Rural Affairs Department (now SGRPID)

SFP

Single Farm Payment

SG

Scottish Government

SGRPID

Scottish Government Rural Payments & Inspections Directorate (formerly SEERAD)

SMR

Statutory Management Requirements

SNH

Scottish Natural Heritage

SOAEFD

Scottish Office Agriculture, Environment and Fisheries Department

SOC

Scottish Ornithologists' Club

SOVON

Dutch Centre for Field Ornithology

SPA

Special Protection Area

SPEC

Species of European Conservation Concern

SRDP

Scottish Rural Development Programme

SRPBA

Scottish Rural Property and Business Association

SSSI

Site of Special Scientific Interest

UBGGMS

Uists and Barra Greylag Goose Management Scheme

UKBAP

United Kingdom Biodiversity Action Plan

UN

United Nations

UNEP

United Nations Environment Programme

VFM

Value for money

WCA

Wildlife and Countryside Act (1981)

WeBS

Wetland Bird Survey (See Appendix E)

WSS

Waterfowl Shooting Survey

WTA

Willingness to accept

WTO

World Trade Organisation

WTP

Willingness to pay

WWT

Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust


Contact

Email: Central Enquiries Unit ceu@gov.scot