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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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