Definition of Nature Conservancy Council in English:

Nature Conservancy Council

noun

historical
  • (The name of) the official organization in Great Britain responsible for the conservation and monitoring of flora and fauna and the natural environment (from 1973 to 1991); abbreviated NCC.

    This replaced the former Nature Conservancy in 1973 after removal of the research component, and was itself replaced in 1991 by separate organizations for England, Scotland, and Wales.

Origin

1970s.