Environment and Heritage Service
The Environment and Heritage Service
is the United Kingdom
agency for Northern Ireland
. Unlike the equivalent bodies in England, Scotland and Wales, it aims to promote and conserve both
the natural environment and the built environment and to promote their appreciation by present and future generations.
Northern Ireland has nine AONBs (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, 47 National Nature Reserves, 43 SACs (Special Area of Conservation) and ten SPAs (Special Protection Area.
Equivalent Bodies in other parts of the United Kingdom
See: List of Conservation topics
, Conservation in the United Kingdom
, List of castles
, List of abbeys and priories
, List of museums
, List of historic houses
Northern Ireland Environment and Heritage Service