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A conservation designation is a name and/or acronym which explains the status of an area of land in terms of conservation or protection.[1]


United Kingdom

For a comprehensive list, see Conservation in the United Kingdom

European Union

United States

Wildlands Project


See also


  1. ^ Selman, Paul (2009-12-01). "Conservation designations—Are they fit for purpose in the 21st century?" (PDF). Land Use Policy. Land Use Futures. 26: S142–S153. doi:10.1016/j.landusepol.2009.08.005. ISSN 0264-8377.