Scottish Natural Heritage is seeking views on draft guidance for the protection of Wild Lands Areas (WLAs), the consultation can be viewed here.
The new draft guidance sets out a methodology and general principles for assessing the impact of development proposals on WLAs as identified on the 2014 SNH WLA map. A description of each of the 42 WLAs has been published at the same time as this consultation.
Following the consultation period and consideration of responses, SNH will revise and finalise the guidance. The consultation ends on 7th April 2017.