National nature reserve (United Kingdom)

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Some statutory nature reserves are designated by national bodies in the United Kingdom, and are known as national nature reserves.wikipedia
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Local nature reserve

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If a nature reserve is designated by a local authority in Great Britain, then the resulting statutory nature reserve will be referred to as a local nature reserve.
The designation has its origin in the recommendations of the Wild Life Conservation Special Committee which established the framework for nature conservation in the United Kingdom and suggested a national suite of protected areas comprising national nature reserves, conservation areas (which incorporated suggestions for Sites of Special Scientific Interest), national parks, geological monuments, local nature reserves and local educational nature reserves.

Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981

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In Great Britain, nature reserves designed under Part III of the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949 that are deemed to be of national importance may be designated as statutory 'national nature reserves' by the relevant national nature conservation body (Natural England, Scottish Natural Heritage, or Natural Resources Wales) using section 35(1) of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981.

Natural England

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In England, 224 national nature reserves have been designated by Natural England.
Its powers include defining ancient woodlands, awarding grants, designating Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Sites of Special Scientific Interest, managing certain national nature reserves, overseeing access to open country and other recreation rights, and enforcing the associated regulations.

Natural Resources Wales

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In Wales, 67 national nature reserves have been designated by Natural Resources Wales.

Northern Ireland Environment Agency

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In Northern Ireland, statutory nature reserves are designated by the Northern Ireland Environment Agency under the Nature Conservation and Amenity Lands (Northern Ireland) Order 1985.
NIEA is responsible for a range of protected areas in Northern Ireland, including eight areas of outstanding natural beauty, 47 national nature reserves, 43 special areas of conservation, and 10 special protection areas.

Great Britain

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In Great Britain, nature reserves designed under Part III of the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949 that are deemed to be of national importance may be designated as statutory 'national nature reserves' by the relevant national nature conservation body (Natural England, Scottish Natural Heritage, or Natural Resources Wales) using section 35(1) of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981.

National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949

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In Great Britain, nature reserves designed under Part III of the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949 that are deemed to be of national importance may be designated as statutory 'national nature reserves' by the relevant national nature conservation body (Natural England, Scottish Natural Heritage, or Natural Resources Wales) using section 35(1) of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981.

England

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In England, 224 national nature reserves have been designated by Natural England.

Scotland

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In Scotland, the 43 national nature reserves are designated by Scottish Natural Heritage.

Scottish Natural Heritage

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In Scotland, the 43 national nature reserves are designated by Scottish Natural Heritage.

Wales

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In Wales, 67 national nature reserves have been designated by Natural Resources Wales.

Northern Ireland

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In Northern Ireland, statutory nature reserves are designated by the Northern Ireland Environment Agency under the Nature Conservation and Amenity Lands (Northern Ireland) Order 1985.

Holkham National Nature Reserve

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Holkham National Nature Reserve is England's largest national nature reserve (NNR).

Fenn's, Whixall and Bettisfield Mosses National Nature Reserve

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Fenn's, Whixall and Bettisfield Mosses National Nature Reserve is a national nature reserve (NNR) which straddles the border between England and Wales, near Whixall and Ellesmere in Shropshire, England and Bettisfield in Wrexham County Borough, Wales.

Kent Wildlife Trust

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KWT manages fifty-four nature reserves, of which twenty-four are Sites of Special Scientific Interest, two are National Nature Reserves, nine are Nature Conservation Review sites, seven are Special Areas of Conservation, three are Special Protection Areas, seven are Local Nature Reserves, one is a Geological Conservation Review site, thirteen are in Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and one is a Scheduled Monument.

List of Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Norfolk

List of SSSIs in Norfolk
Sixty-one sites are Special Areas of Conservation, forty-four are Special Protection Areas, thirty-two are Ramsar sites, forty are Geological Conservation Review sites, thirty-five are Nature Conservation Review sites, eighteen are National Nature Reserves, ten are Local Nature Reserves, twenty-eight are in Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, one is on the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens and three contain Scheduled Monuments.

Ham Wall

Ham Wall is an English wetland National Nature Reserve (NNR) situated 4 km west of Glastonbury on the Somerset Levels and managed by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB).

Snowdon

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It is designated as a national nature reserve for its rare flora and fauna.

Surrey Wildlife Trust

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Thirty-five are Sites of Special Scientific Interest, nine are Special Protection Areas, eight are Special Areas of Conservation, one is a National Nature Reserve, fourteen are Local Nature Reserves, four are Nature Conservation Review sites, two are Geological Conservation Reviews, seven include Scheduled Monuments and two are listed on the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest.

Castle Bottom NNR

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Castle Bottom is a British national nature reserve located near Yateley in Hampshire.

Sussex Wildlife Trust

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Nineteen are Sites of Special Scientific Interest, one is a National Nature Reserve, eleven are Local Nature Reserves, eight are Special Areas of Conservation, three are Special Protection Areas, three are Ramsar sites and seven are Nature Conservation Review sites.

Bedford Purlieus National Nature Reserve

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It is a national nature reserve and Site of Special Scientific Interest owned and managed by the Forestry Commission.