Nature Conservancy Council


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Nature Conservancy Council

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(Environmental Science) (in Britain) a body set up by act of parliament in 1973 to establish and manage nature reserves, identify SSSIs, and provide information and advice about nature conservation. In 1991–92 it was replaced by English Nature, Scottish Natural Heritage, and the Countryside Council for Wales. Abbreviation: NCC
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A re-introduction programme by the Nature Conservancy Council started in 1975 and there are now more than 30 pairs in Scotland
It is now nurtured by the Nature Conservancy Council as an SSSI - a site of special scientific interest because of its unique habitat for wildlife.
SNH and its predecessor the Nature Conservancy Council have owned the island - 15 miles off the mainland - since 1957.

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