Wetland and Habitat Management

Support for Land Managers

The project provides site-specific habitat advice to support and enhance the positive action by farmers and landowners.

  • On-farm advice on the management and restoration of wetland and other farmland habitats
  • Advice on the creation of wetland habitats and water management features
  • Water level management recommendations
  • Practical assistance in the planning and delivery of projects on the ground (including drawing up designs and specifications, obtaining consents, and working with contractors )
  • Help with agri-environment scheme application, and ongoing support with the implementation of agri-environment scheme options
  • Funding, or help in identifying funding opportunities to contribute to project costs

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95% of UK wetlands have vanished over the last 300 years due to drainage and pressures of land use


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News

05
sep

Rare jumping spider found on Marches Mosses

After a lapse of 30 years a rare bog dwelling spider, Sitticus floricola, has been rediscovered living on Fenn’s, Whixall and Bettisfield Mosses National Natu...

16
jul

Lapwings benefit from recent management work

Young lapwings have been caught on camera by local photographer Stephen Barlow.

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21
oct

Fungal foray

A free event exploring the Autumnal bounty of mushrooms and toadstools. Delicious or deadly? Bring a basket and prepare to be amazed.