Planners' manual for ancient woodland and veteran trees - Scotland
This practical guide covers a comprehensive range of issues relating to ancient woodland, veteran trees and planning in Scotland.
It includes the latest workable and accepted definitions of ancient woodland and veteran trees. The guide also lists our key recommendations and useful policy and technical references in their support.
We also have a similar guide for England.Download PDF (16.93 MB)
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