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Schleswig-Holstein

Protected areas

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

In order to protect nature and the landscape, parts of it can be declared a nature reserve, biosphere reserve, landscape conservation area, nature park, natural monument or protected landscape feature in accordance with the provisions of the State Nature Conservation Act.
The nature reserve is the strictest of these protection categories.

The declaration as a protected area defines the object of protection, the purpose of protection and the requirements and prohibitions necessary to achieve the purpose of protection. It contains the maintenance, development or restoration measures where necessary.


Who should I contact?
  • To the districts or independent cities or,
  • to the Ministry for Energy Transition, Climate Protection, Environment and Nature of the State of Schleswig-Holstein (MEKUN) if it concerns the designation of nature conservation areas, biosphere reserves and nature parks or the selection of Natura 2000 areas.
Legal basis
  • §§ Sections 22, 23, 25 - 29 of the Federal Nature Conservation Act (BNatSchG),
  • Habitats Directive (Council Directive 92/43/EEC of May 21, 1992 on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora),
  • Council Directive of April 2, 1979 on the conservation of wild birds (79/409/EEC) - Birds Directive,
  • §§ Sections 12 - 18 of the Nature Conservation Act (Landesnaturschutzgesetz - LNatSchG).
What else should I know?

In addition to the protected areas under state and federal law, Schleswig-Holstein also has a Europe-wide network of Natura 2000 sites. The NATURA 2000 areas are protected areas under the Habitats Directive and the Birds Directive of the European Union.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Who should I contact?

  • To the districts or independent cities or,
  • to the Ministry for Energy Transition, Climate Protection, Environment and Nature of the State of Schleswig-Holstein (MEKUN) if it concerns the designation of nature conservation areas, biosphere reserves and nature parks or the selection of Natura 2000 areas.

Legal basis

  • §§ Sections 22, 23, 25 - 29 of the Federal Nature Conservation Act (BNatSchG),
  • Habitats Directive (Council Directive 92/43/EEC of May 21, 1992 on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora),
  • Council Directive of April 2, 1979 on the conservation of wild birds (79/409/EEC) - Birds Directive,
  • §§ Sections 12 - 18 of the Nature Conservation Act (Landesnaturschutzgesetz - LNatSchG).

What else should I know?

In addition to the protected areas under state and federal law, Schleswig-Holstein also has a Europe-wide network of Natura 2000 sites. The NATURA 2000 areas are protected areas under the Habitats Directive and the Birds Directive of the European Union.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

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