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Biodiversity & Development in County Kildare: Good Practice Guidelines for Developers (2009)

Published by Kildare County Council. This publication is designed to help developers understand the need for biodiversity conservation in terms of planning and legal requirements including the Wildlife Act (1976), Wildlife (Amendment) Act 2000 and the E.U. Habitats Directive (1997) and the importance of biodiversity and natural habitats. This leaflet has been produced in recognition of the fact that nature conservation 'adds value' to new development. It advises on the benefits of biodiversity and how biodiversity conservation can be integrated into the development process.

Download Good Practice Guidelines for Developers [PDF 2.4MB].