Natural Resources Wales (NRW)
From 01 April 2013, Natural Resources Wales will take over the
functions currently carried out by the Countryside Council for
Wales and Forestry Commission Wales, the devolved functions of
Environment Agency Wales and some functions that are currently
carried out within the Welsh Government.
What we do
Imagine a world where everybody cares for and values the
environment. That's what CCW works towards achieving here in
Wales. At CCW we want to see the land and sea used in a
sustainable way for the benefit of both our wildlife and our
Photo-Dewi Bryn Jones
Statutory and non-statutory Environmental Assessment
In order to ensure that we can maintain, protect
and enhance our environment for the future, it is important to
understand the effects that plans, programmes and projects may have
on Wales’ natural heritage.
Mapping Ecosystem Services
Services for Human Well–Being.
The Sea Fishing Atlas for Wales
Sea Fishing Atlas
has been compiled by CCW from information collected over the years
from various sources. It includes maps of general fishing patterns,
regulations and competent authorities around Wales.
photo ©Pia Anderwald
The Sea Watch Foundation have produced ‘The Atlas of Marine
Mammals of Wales’ on behalf of CCW.
Photo by Rohan Holt©CCW
Marine Evidence Directory
data in a spatial form
Each chapter in the Directory describes the individual dataset,
highlights its value in a conservation and environmental planning
context, and provides guidance on its use.
We need to make sure that our marine environment is sustainable in
the long term through strong and relevant policy.