Case study: Designation of Local Geodiversity Sites in the Lothians

geodiversity-oliver-buchananLothian and Borders GeoConservation has worked with City of Edinburgh Council, West Lothian Council and the British Geological Survey to identify 80 sites with important local geodiversity. The City of Edinburgh Council designated 30 geodiversity sites as Local Nature Conservation Sites in the City Local Development Plan adopted in 2016. West Lothian Council have listed 51 West Lothian Geodiversity Sites (WLGS) in Supplementary Guidance that supports the West Lothian Local Development Plan.

Local Geodiversity Sites in Edinburgh