Nature Conservancy CouncilThe government body concerned with nature conservation in Britain, established in 1949 and originally called the 'Nature Conservancy'. Its main activities are the acquisition of nature reserve land, giving grant aid to conservation organisations and monitoring the needs of nature conservation in general. Some of its nature reserves are of great ornithological importance, for example St Kilda in the Outer Hebrides and Caerlaverock on the Solway Firth. NCC headquarters are in London.
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