MPA Report to Parliament update - March 2013
This map layer has been supplied directly by Marine Scotland National Marine Plan interactive. You can obtain additional information about the layer on this page
The map provided on Marine Protected Areas represents a snapshot of the network as of the end of December 2012, following The Report to the Scottish Parliament on Progress on the Development of a Marine Protected Area (MPA) Network for Scotland, which was laid in Parliament on the 14 December 2012 to present progress on the emerging shape of the proposed network. Five MPA Workshops were held between March 2011 and June 2012, this dataset contains the details of the 5th report produced from workshop 5, as this signifies the period in the process where stakeholders were invited to comment on search locations, management and features. This report can be found here: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/marine/marine-environment/mpanetwork/engagement/WorkshopReports . The areas suggested by stakeholders as search locations, management and features have been digitized by Marine Scotland.