Special area of conservation


Updated on 08/07/2019
Définition
Sens commun

Marine and terrestrial sites that include natural habitats or species of wild fauna and flora considered to be of Community interest, and whose rarity, vulnerability or specificity justify the implementation of conservation measures, in accordance with the European Habitats Directive.

Source
according to European Commission and IOWater
Sens réglementaire

According to European Directive 92/43/EEC,'a site of Community importance designated by the Member States by a regulatory, administrative and/or contractual act in which the conservation measures necessary to maintain or restore, in a favourable conservation status, the natural habitats and/or populations of the species for which the site is designated are applied'.

Source
According to European Commission
Thématiques associées