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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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STATEMENT ON MOORLAND BURNING The Moorland Association, which represents grouse moor owners in England, issued the following statement today in the wake of reports alleging that government legislation which restricts heather burning on deep peat may be being breached. Amanda Anderson, Director of the Moorland Association, said: “The claims that are being made today about alleged breaches of government legislation […]

ROBUST AND RESILIENT RAPTOR POPULATIONS ON NORTH YORK MOORS New data published by the Moorland Association shows a flourishing raptor population on grouse moors in the North York Moors for the third year running. Spaunton Estate saw a total of 1,552 raptors in its annual counts, double the number recorded in 2018. The most populous species of raptor is Buzzards – 726 sightings were […]

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