Sites of Importance for Nature Conservation (SINCs)

 

Sites of Importance for Nature Conservation (SINCs) are non-statutory designated sites of Birmingham and the Black Country importance.

They are identified by the SINC partnership, which is led by Natural England.

 

SINCs map
SINCs in Birmingham
and the
Black Country

 

Reproduced from the Ordnance Survey mapping with permission of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office.
© Crown Copyright. Unauthorised reproduction infringes Crown copyright and may lead to prosecution or civil proceedings.
jdt West Midlands. Licence number LA 08946L. © 2009

 

There are 212 SINCs in Birmingham and the Black Country covering a total area of 2,265 hectares. These include areas that support/contain habitats, species or geological features of regional importance.

 

 

Pictures

top right: Pelsall North Common © Dave Haslam
bottom right: Cuckoo’s Nook © Andy Slater