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Upland Farming and Wildlife

Section 8 of the FWAG Farm Conservation Guide for farmers and land managers - on upland farm management and the enhancement of wildlife.

Year of Publication2009

Information on man's influence on the uplands and its habitats and the biodiversity of land classified as semi-natural or natural vegetation ranging from montane vegetation through heather moorland and blanket bog through to hay meadows and improved pastures. factors such as pollution, climate change and public access are also considered.This is a chapter from a comprehensive practical conservation guide produced by FWAG. The complete guide (printed and bound) may be purchased by contacting FWAG.

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national parksless favoured areashill farmingrock habitatsrecreationnative woodlandgorsebrackenareas of outstanding natural beautyaonbfwag farm conservation guideconiferous woodlandcampaign for the farmed environment
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