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For further information about the Moorland Association, please get in touch with:

Chairman, Nick Downshire

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Tel. 01765 689944

Director, Amanda Anderson

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Well Spring Barn
Austwick
Lancaster
LA2 8AN

Tel. 0845 4589786
Mob. 07979 851123

For media enquiries

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Ramsay Smith or George Morris Seers
Media House International

Tel. 0207 710 0020

 

 

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Did You Know?

75% of of the world’s remaining heather moorland is found in Britain – but this area declined alarmingly over the latter part of the last century. The Moorland Association was set up in 1986 to coordinate the efforts of moorland owners and managers to halt this loss, particularly in England and Wales.

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Moorland Association welcomes High Court decision The High Court in London today issued the result of a judicial review into Natural England’s decision to grant a licence to allow brood management of hen harriers. Amanda Anderson, Director of the Moorland Association: “We are delighted that the judge has upheld the decision by Natural England to licence the testing of brood management […]

Moorland Association welcomes Defra recognition of grouse shooting’s vital role in conservation of rural areas The Moorland Association today welcomed the Government’s support for the important role shooting plays in the conservation of ecologically important habitats. The Government statement was in response to a private petition calling for an independent economic study into the economic benefits of driven grouse shooting. The petition and Defra’s response can be found here: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/226109 Amanda […]

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