What are Protected Species?
Protected species are wildlife and habitats that are protected by UK law and/or under European Law.
- Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981
- Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000
- The Natural Environment and Rural Communities (NERC) Act 2006
- Badgers Act 1992
- Deer Act 1991
- Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010 (as amended)
To find out more information on the wildlife and habitats protected by UK Law visit Natural Resources Wales.