Natural resources, landscape values and spatial - planning documents

According to the Rulebook on the internal organization and systematization of job positions of the Institute for Nature Conservation of Serbia, within the Department of Landscape Values and Spatial Planning Documents, the following activities are performed regarding natural resources, landscape values and spatial - planning documents:

• Professional and administrative tasks in the field of nature conservation, natural values, natural resources and landscapes, which are implemented in the research, study and evaluation of all natural values and characteristics, and in the development of professional documents/studies for the purpose of designating natural resources in order to undertake measures and activities on their conservation, protection, revitalization and management
• The studying of degradation and devastation phenomena and changes including the taking of appropriate measures to conserve nature and its most valuable parts
• Monitoring of the state of biological, geological and landscape diversity
• Supervision in protected areas
• Evaluation of natural values in the process of drawing up spatial, urban and other plans (documents pertaining to forestry, hunting, fishing, water management, etc.)
• Drafting of expert proposals, analyzes, expertises and instructions for determining nature and landscape protection measures in accordance with ratified international treaties, directives and conventions
• Submitting documents on nature conservation measures to the competent authority in the process of assessing the impact of different projects on nature or in the assessing of the eligibility of projects
• Issuing of official opinions on the compliance of various spatial, urban and other plans and planning documents with the conditions to be fulfilled in the activities in nature and landscape
• Assisting the managers of protected areas, local self-government bodies, citizens' associations, citizen groups and individuals in the activities on protection of nature, landscapes and natural resources
• Preparing data and conditions to be fulfilled regarding all activities in nature, as well as cooperation with the competent ministries, inspections, companies, professional, scientific and professional organizations
• Participation in the drafting of legislation (laws and by-laws)
• Inventory, procurement and archiving of cartographic and cadastral documentation
• Research and evaluation of natural and cultural, that is, landscape values
• Analysis of project and planning documents, assessment of their compliance with nature conservation measures and identification of nature conservation measures for spatial, urban and other plans
• Recording and evaluation of natural, cultural, or landscape values and characteristics for the purpose of drafting the studies on protection of the areas
• Evaluation and identification of landscape types as protected natural values and monitoring the state of important characteristics of landscapes
• Maintaining a digital database of landscape and landscape values
• Assessment of the conservation, that is, the degree of threat to nature and landscapes and proposing measures for their protection and improvement
• Supervision
• Providing expert assistance and cooperation with the managers of protected natural resources, ministries, local self-government bodies, inspections, companies, professional, scientific and related organizations, citizens' associations, groups of citizens and individuals in the activities on the protection of nature, landscapes and natural resources
• Participation in the drafting of laws and regulations and in the implementation of conventions, directives and international treaties ratified by the Republic of Serbia