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CAIRNGORMS TO BE DESIGNATED NATURAL HERITAGE SITE

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The government is setting up a new public body to protect the environment of the Cairngorms, BBC Radio Four's Today...
The government is setting up a new public body to protect the environment of the Cairngorms, BBC Radio Four's Today programme reported this morning.

The Cairngorms will be designated a natural heritage site and the new board will tackle the problem of damage caused by tourism and farming.

It will call on landowners, environmentalists and local authorities to work together and will provide grants to encourage better use of land, Today reported.
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