Archive for March 2011

Site selection guidance for Highly Protected Marine Conservation Zones published

The Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 provides powers to better protect and manage the marine environment of Wales. These powers include creating Marine Conservation Zones (MCZ) – a new type of marine protected area. This guidance sets out how the Welsh Government intend to identify highly protected MCZs in Welsh waters.

The guidance and government response to consulation on the guidance are available here.