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Suffolk Sandlings

Location:Suffolk Coast

Habitats:Heathland, Coastal

Livestock:Manx Loughtan sheep, Konik ponies, Hebridean Sheep, Exmoor Ponies, Beulah sheep

In brief:A group of sites on the Suffolk coast grazed through a partnership system

Contact:Dave Mason

Tel:01394 388431

Email:sandlings@suffolkwildlifetrust.org

Weblink:http://www.suffolkwildlife.co.uk/nr/sites/sandlings/index.htm


 

Full details to follow. Key points of this project are:
• All aspects of heathland management including restoration from plantations
• Predominantly sheep grazing with some ponies
• Partnership working
• Landscape scale management
• Meat marketing
• Sheep sponsorship and lambing fair
• SITA funds [previously Tomorrows Heathland Heritage (HLF) and sheep Wildlife Enhancement Scheme]
• Lookers system
• Experienced with commons issues (e.g. fencing)