Scottish Natural Heritage is the government agency which works to conserve and enhance the rich inheritance of Scotlands wildlife, habitats and landscapes.


  • to safeguard and enhance Scotland's natural heritage, particularly its natural, genetic and scenic diversity;
  • to foster awareness and understanding of the natural heritage; to promote enjoyment of, and responsible public access to, the natural heritage in ways which do not damage it;
  • to encourage public support and voluntary effort for the benefit of the environment;
  • to promote improvement of the natural heritage in and around towns and cities, where most of Scotland's people live; and
  • to encourage environmental sustainability in all forms of economic activity.

Scottish Natural Heritage is involved in the following Caledonian-Partnership projects:

Millennium Guide to Scotland's Forest Resource

Caledonian Forest Project

Glen Affric and Glen Cannich Woodland Restoration

The Scottish Natural Heritage Web Site can be found at