Conservation, biodiversity and wildlife
Find out more information about how we help conserve the wildlife and biodiversity in Wales.
Find protected areas of land and seas
Find out which areas of land and seas around Wales are protected, how they are managed, and what you need to do if you are a land owner or occupier
European protected species
Find out which plant and animal species are protected under European law.
Possession and sale of protected species
Possession and sale of European Protected Species (EPS) and UK protected species is illegal. Natural Resources Wales (NRW) can grant licences for appropriate purposes. General licences cover museums and taxidermists.
Find out about the importance of pollinators, and how you can help conserve these important creatures.