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Media coverage round-up – July 2024

8th July 2024

Our PR team at Media House promoted our report in June highlighting our fears of a poor breeding season for moorland birds, including hen harriers – due primarily to exceptionally we weather.

This resulted in several  mainstream media outlets picking up the story including these two examples below.

5 July

Barnsley Chronicle

Big setback for hen harrier population

https://www.barnsleychronicle.com/article/28779/big-setback-for-hen-harrier-population

 

29 June

Yorkshire Times

High Rainfall Blights Bird Nesting On The Moors

https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/High-Rainfall-Blights-Bird-Nesting-On-The-Moors

 

Other media coverage includes:

 

10 June

Yorkshire Post

Former ice-cream boss from Yorkshire takes chairman job at Moorland Association

https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/country-and-farming/former-ice-cream-boss-from-yorkshire-takes-chairman-job-at-moorland-association-4653489

 

4 June

Darlington and Stockton Times

Record number of nesting curlews on North Yorkshire estate

https://www.darlingtonandstocktontimes.co.uk/news/24357340.record-nesting-curlews-bolton-estate-wensleydale/

 

24 April

Yorkshire Post

Planting more trees on farm land won’t feed the nation or stop wildfires warns boss of Moorland Association

https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/country-and-farming/planting-more-trees-on-farm-land-wont-feed-the-nation-or-stop-wildfires-warns-boss-of-moorland-association-4599259

 

24 April

Northumberland Gazette

Singer David Gray’s love of nature highlighted at special performance in Alnwick

https://www.northumberlandgazette.co.uk/news/environment/singer-david-grays-love-of-nature-highlighted-at-special-performance-in-alnwick-4603689

 

11 April

Yorkshire Post

Swinton Estate, Moorland Association, Yorkshire Water, Yorkshire Peat Partnership and University of Manchester test whether drones can cut peatland restoration costs

https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/environment/swinton-estate-moorland-association-yorkshire-water-yorkshire-peat-partnership-and-university-of-manchester-test-whether-drones-can-cut-peatland-restoration-costs-4587583

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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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