Description: Map based on OS map showing the green space network around the city. This is an innovative GIS tool developed in-house to help the planners and developers to use this for day to planning and management of open spaces. The layer is divide din various number of sites. Each site contains information on the area it covers. The data is likely to be updated with the new local development plan.
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Copyright Text: Environmental Sustainability, Sustainable Development
Description: There are 4 Local Nature Reserves (LNR) in Aberdeen City. These are Den of Maidencraig, Donmouth, Scotstown Moor and Kincorth Hill. These are locally important sites for nature conservation, education and amenity. Managing Rules or bye-laws set up by the council are used to help control damaging activities.
Description: There are 4 Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Aberdeen City. Nigg Bay (geological interest), Cove Bay (geological and biodiversity interest), Scotstown Moor (biodiversity interest) and Corby Loch (biodiversity interest). These sites are areas that are considered to best represent natural heritage in terms of flora, fauna, geology, geomorphology, and a mix of these features.
Description: The River Dee is the only Special Area of Conservation (SAC) in Aberdeen City. The qualifying features are the Atlantic salmon, Freshwater pearl mussel, and Otter. Pressures include development, invasive species, water quality and water management. A Habitats Regulations Appraisal will be required and carried out by the competent authority for any plan or project that may damage the SAC.
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Description: Location of adopted grit boxes throughout the city, along with their type – either glass-fibre or plastic. Note, ACC does not adopt grit boxes that a factor, developer or any other party has put in place – these are and remain the property of the party who installed the grit boxes to fill/maintain.