Biodiversity Action Plan - February 2003
Caithness Biodiversity Objectives
To ensure that all habitats are
managed in a way that takes account of their wildlife interests.
To ensure that future development
plans and proposals take account of local biodiversity.
To promote projects and
initiatives that help maintain or restore biodiversity towards natural
To develop quality education at
all levels, to raise awareness of the biodiversity of Caithness amongst
local people, visitors, funding organisations and policy makers.
To reduce perceived or real
conflicts between biodiversity and people, by increasing community
involvement and local action for biodiversity.
To improve access to information
about important habitats and species, and their management
requirements, and enable interested residents to improve their
specialist knowledge and understanding.
To secure additional support for
biodiversity and related projects, and help publicise existing sources
of funding and advice.
To establish a mechanism to help
individuals, community groups and partners deliver the Caithness
Biodiversity Action Plan, monitor progress and share information on
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