Our conservation principles
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Conservation is defined as the careful management of change. It is about revealing and sharing the significance of places and ensuring that their special qualities are protected, enhanced, understood and enjoyed by present and future generations.
We base our conservation work around six main conservation principles. These are:
Integrating the conservation of natural and cultural heritage
Working with change, adapting and mitigating
Access and engagement
Benefiting society and gaining support
Skills and partnership
Developing skills and experience with others
Recording decisions and sharing knowledge
Understanding values and spirit of place