SSSI


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SSSI

(in Britain) abbreviation for
(Environmental Science) site of special scientific interest: an area identified by the Nature Conservancy Council or its successors as having flora, fauna, or geological features of special interest
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Natural England s Board has agreed that extending the boundary of the SSSI will make a significant difference towards that aim.
Thankfully, those days of habitat SSSI degradation now appear to be long past and hopefully species that you mentioned, curlew and golden plover, will recover their numbers along with other species of importance.
This model is simple and efficient and can be easily applied to a SSSI system.
There are records of 11 nationally scarce species in the Afon Llugwy SSSI and more than 40 Atlantic and western species.
Lindisfarne SSSI is also the main wintering site in the UK for the Spitsbergen population of pale-bellied brent geese The 10 SSSIs are among 4,119 across England, ranging from a 4.
The SSSI events in Riyadh and Jeddah are co-sponsored by the Urban Design Partnership (UDP) and Boeing.
Unless you have permission from the landowner, off-roading is breaking the law and damaging a SSSI comes with a hefty fine.
The site became an SSSI because of the rich assemblage of grassland fungi including waxcaps.
A long-running case involved a layby on the A487 at Maentwrog, where for years rubbish was thrown in to a SSSI gorge managed by a local farmer.
The SSSI has been extended to cover 180 hectares but, without cows to maintain acid grassland and eat tree saplings that grow each year at the park, Lichfield District Council's countryside team have to manually cut and collect the vegetation which is "expensive and less effective".
It is already well known for its historic monuments, and SSSI status now recognises the importance of its special biodiversity, in particular the nationally important botanical interest of the area.