Corporate report

Conservation advice for Marine Protected Areas: project background

Background information and timetable for Natural England’s MPA conservation advice project.


Table 1: MPA conservation advice: production timetable (includes Annex 1)

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Natural England is committed to improving the conservation advice for Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) that we provide to marine users. This summary provides:

  • an overview of the new MPA Conservation Advice Project; and
  • a ‘live’ timetable setting out when Natural England intends to publish conservation advice for designated MPAs in the period between March 2016 and March 2017.

Additional information is available for sites up to March 2019, but this will be updated annually.