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988: Uplands Entry Level Stewardship

This paper is taken from the Natural England booklet ‘Look after your uplands with Environmental Stewardship’

Year of Publication2010

UELS depends on meeting a points target based on the size of farm and land type. Points are earned by meeting a set of compulsory requirements like avoiding undergrazing and overgrazing and maintaining wetlands. Also by selecting a number of options from those existing for ELS and/or some new UELS options which include stone wall restoration, haymaking and cattle grazing.

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