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Heathland Monitoring: Regular assessment of progress is essential to establish the effect of management. As many features as possible from deer casualties numbers to key butterfly and plant species are monitored and recorded. Most of this work is carried out in-house but data on some items such as birds are recorded by the Ashdown Forest Bird Group and aspects of vegetation change by Natural England.

Funding Conservation
Heathland Landscape

How conservation work on the forest is funded through grant schemes...

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Origins of the Heathland
A Norman Hunt

From its creation during the Mesolithic period to the decline in the latter half of the 20th century...

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Grazing

Hebridean sheep in penFind out about grazing taking place on the Forest.

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