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12th April 2024

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Did You Know?

75% of Europe’s remaining upland heather moorland is found in the UK – 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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RECORD HIGH FOR CURLEW ON WENSLEYDALE ESTATE The Bolton Estate in Wensleydale is celebrating a record number of nesting Eurasian Curlew (Numenius arquata) this year, with an estimated 250 pairs on the estate. By contrast there are thought to be only 450 pairs of curlew in the whole of the south of England, from Birmingham to Land’s End. The curlew is a […]

The Game Fair 26-28 July Our Friends at The Game Fair have kindly offered a 20 percent discount to Moorland Association members booking tickets online. Please use the code MOOR20 to access your discount for this year’s event on 26-28 July at Blenheim Palace.

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