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Preparing for next August

Although the grouse shooting season doesn't finish till the 10th December, most estates and moors have already stopped shooting and are getting on with the task of preparing for next August. Here we are already well underway with habitat improvement. Heather burning is the main task at the moment as we take advantage of some dry weather. Heather burning is a vital part of upland management. We want to encourage a patchwork of heather on the moor, ensuring the ground nesting birds have everything they need; heather for food, heather for cover, heather for nesting. If all the heather is...
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