Island welcomes new four-legged arrivals



The grazing of up to 50 sheep between now and January will help to manage the dune grassland on Holy Island.
The arrival of 30 sheep at the Snook earlier this month is one part of a wider Heritage Lottery Fund project that aims to improve natural habitat and inform its ongoing management at Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve (NNR).
Stock grazing is not new to Holy Island, but this year, however, the scale of the project has been increased with support from the Peregrini Lindisfarne Landscape Partnership project with an extension to the area to be grazed, an increase in the size of the herd... read more

 
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