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What guidance is available for seagrass restoration?

NatureScot has developed a Scotland seagrass restoration handbook and guidance document in collaboration with Marine Scotland and Project Seagrass. To ensure projects are evidence-led this document provides background information, regulatory considerations and monitoring/research guidance. The project report (Chambers et al., 2022) associated with this guidance document provides a substantial amount of further guidance on seagrass enhancement and experience from case studies.

The current key guidance documents of relevance to enhancement in Scotland are listed in the checklist – tick items that your group should explore in more detail to create your own tailored worklist.

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There are many useful sources of information about Seagrass in Scotland. We should begin by reading the relevant section of the Nature Scot report below and then consult the other sources of guidance.

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