Title of the project
Main WES initiative is to accredit Scottish game and wildlife management in line with legislation and codes of practice. The specify component within this which is presented as a case study survey is the pilot project to assess the introduction of mapping tools to help improve recording and monitoring of species and habitats.
Pilot mapping project:
To improve species and habitats information and accuracy of recording as part of the wider accreditation programme.
Establish working group
Set up pilot study (to be completed)
Establish simple, consistent recording protocols
Monitor and evaluate
Individual farms and estates predominantly but not exclusively involved in game management
Protection status of the areas
|Species Caracteristics||Not applicable|
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|Leading partners||BASC green shoots mapping ( http://basc.org.uk/conservation/green-shoots/green-shoots-mapping/ )
WES ( www.wildlife-estates.co.uk)
Estimation of the budget (total or annual)
Work around a) reconciliation of species and habitats list between BASC GSM and WES b) systems login and data security c) longer term possibilities re. download of data via mobile app to GSM