Beavers in Scotland: consultation on the strategic environmental assessment

A consultation on the policy to reintroduce beavers to Scotland and the strategic environmental assessment of this policy.

List of acronyms/abbreviations

AECS : Agriculture Environment and Climate Scheme

BiS : Beavers in Scotland report

BSWG : Beaver-Salmonid Working Group

CAR : Water Environment (Controlled Activities) (Scotland) Regulations 2011

DSFBs : District Salmon Fishery Boards

EPIC : Epidemiology, Population health and Infectious disease Control (Centre of Expertise on Animal Disease Outbreaks)

EPS : European Protected Species

ER : Environmental Report

ESF : Ecosystem Services Framework

ESU : Evolutionary Significant Unit

EU : European Union

FCS : Forestry Commission Scotland

GDL : Gardens and Designed Landscapes

GIS : Geographic Information Systems

HRA : Habitats Regulations Appraisal

IUCN : International Union for the Conservation of Nature

LADAC : Lochgilphead and District Angling Club

LAR : Live Animals Regulations

MSS : Marine Scotland Science

NASCO : North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organisation

NFI : National Forest Inventory

NUV : Non-Use Value

NWSS : Native Woodland Survey of Scotland

ORC : Operations Requiring Consent

PPS : Plan, programme or strategy

RZSS : Royal Zoological Society of Scotland

SAC : Special Area of Conservation

SAF : Species Action Framework

SBT : Scottish Beaver Trial

SCM : Site Condition Monitoring

SEA : Strategic Environmental Assessment

SEPA : Scottish Environment Protection Agency

SNH : Scottish Natural Heritage

SPA : Special Protection Area

SRDP : Scottish Rural Development Programme

SSSI : Site of Special Scientific Interest

SWT : Scottish Wildlife Trust

TBSG : Tayside Beaver Study Group

UK : United Kingdom

UK BAP : United Kingdom Biodiversity Action Plan

WCA : Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (as amended)

WTP : Willingness to pay


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