The Natural and Built Environment


The Highland Council promotes the care, conservation and preservation of our Historic Environment.  Information on this can be found on the Conservation webpage.  It also contains links to the following webpages:

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

The Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry webpage provides links to the following subjects:

  • Agriculture
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture - The Planning and Development Service is responsible for implementing the Programme of the Highland Council 2009-2011 where it relates to fisheries and aquaculture.
  • Trees and Forestry - includes information on The Highland Forest and Woodland Strategy and Tree Preservation Orders.

Countryside Rangers, Access and Long Distance Routes

  • The Countryside Rangers webpage gives information on the work done by the Rangers and the many events and guided walks that they organise.
  • The Countryside Access webpage gives information on Land Reform and Access, Access Strategy, Access Exemptions and Core Path Plans.
  • Information on long distance routes which pass through Highland, including The West Highland Way, The Great Glen Way and the Speyside Way can be found here.


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