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Theme: Heather conservation

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BD0101: To evaluate effects of management regimes on plant (including heather) and animal communities in uplands
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1995, Cost £1,741,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
 
 
BD0102: The impact of sheep grazing on bilberry moorland
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1996, Cost £9,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Natural Environment Research Council
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
 
 
BD0103: Reversion of intensive arable land to grass heath and Calluna heath
Time Scale
From 1994 To 1994
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd., Central Science Laboratory, Natural Environment Research Council
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
 
 
BD0104: Evaluation of shepherding techniques to enhance botanical diversity (New code BD0107)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1995, Cost £44,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd., Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER), Natural Environment Research Council
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
 
 
BD0105: Impact of deer and sheep on woodland and moorland regeneration and its relationship to surrounding land use
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1995, Cost £10,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Southampton
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
 
 
BD0106: To evaluate the effects of management on plant (including heather) and animal communities in uplands
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £757,548
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
 
 
BD0107: Evaluation of shepherding techniques to enhance botanical diversity
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £136,359
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
 
 
BD0109: Open Competition: The interaction between grazing management and upland vegetation (CTE9510)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1998, Cost £210,700
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd., Macaulay Land Use Research Institute
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
 
 
BD0110: Study on the impact of sheep grazing on bilberry moorland (continuation of BD0102)
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1997, Cost £4,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Natural Environment Research Council
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
 
 
BD0111: The ranging behaviour and impact of deer and sheep on moorland vegetation and semi-natural woodland development
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 1998, Cost £6,832
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   British Deer Society
Field of Study:   Environmental Stewardship
 
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