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Our Biodiversity Duty

Protecting biodiversity is everyone’s responsibility; South Lanarkshire Council has a key role to play by delivering actions that enhance and conserve biodiversity, and by providing an example to others.

We have produced a Biodiversity Duty Implementation Plan which demonstrates the activities and achievements of the council that have contributed to biodiversity improvement in the last few years. It identifies why biodiversity is a key element of how we work, and sets out our plans and proposals for 2018 – 2022. This document was produced alongside a Strategic Environmental Assessment, which identified potential benefits and negative impacts to the environment of implementing the Plan. The Environmental Report and Post Adoption Statement detail the results of this process.

Our Biodiversity Duty Reports demonstrate the activities and achievements of the council that contribute to the conservation of biodiversity:

Biodiversity Duty Report 2015 - 2017

Biodiversity Duty Report 2018 - 2020

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