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Herefordshire Community Commons Project

Location:

Habitats:Various types of habitat

Livestock:Various breeds and types of livestock

In brief:A multi – objective landscape scale partnership project funded by HLF focusing in part on achieving long – term, sustainable grazing management of 12 commons (selected from a longer list) within the project area.

Contact:Judy Hart

Tel:01432 853205

Email:judy.hart@hnt-commons.co.uk

Weblink:www.wildlifetrust.org.uk/hereford/community_commons.htm


Community Commons is a project run by the Trust that aims to work with local landowners, commoners and stakeholders and increase their awareness of wildlife on commons and their involvement in its conservation. A generous grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund underpins the project, with additional funding obtained from the Trust, English Nature and the Herefordshire Council.

The aim of the work is to improve the conservation (grazing) management of the commons, working in partnership with commoners and local communities. The project has some money to help with capital works and has helped establish management associations.