Understanding critical issues of category assignment

  1. Category assignment is based on the primary management objective which should apply to at least 75% of the area
  2. Zones are not usually categorised separately but individual protected areas can be ‘nested’ in larger protected areas
  3. Size can help indicate the protected area category ...
  4. as can the level of naturalness
Understanding critical issues of category assignment Photo: Sue Stolton
Work area: 
Protected Areas
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