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

Chair, Mark Cunliffe-Lister

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Director, Amanda Anderson

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The Moorland Association

PO Box 75
Leyburn
DL8 9AQ

Tel. 0845 4589786
Mob. 07979 851123

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Ramsay Smith and Caroline Middleton Gordon
Media House International

Tel. 0207 710 0020

 

 

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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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RURAL BUSINESSES BOUNCE BACK FOR START OF SHOOTING SEASON Rural communities and businesses were today celebrating the Glorious 12th, the start of the grouse shooting season. Pubs, hotels, shops and suppliers voiced their support for the social, economic and environmental benefits that come with a successful grouse programme which can run until 10th December. One of the first grouse moors in action today was […]

MOORLAND ASSOCIATION URGES MAJOR RETHINK ON EFFORTS TO TACKLE DEADLY WILDFIRES The Moorland Association, whose members manage nearly one million acres of heather moorland, today called for a ‘major rethink’ on how best to tackle devastating wildfires. The association said today the surge in wildfires in the UK and internationally serves as the ‘starkest reminder’ of the need to reduce the fuel loads that drives wildfire. […]

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