New Rewilding Project

September 18, 2020

I have been very excited by the rewilding project at Knepp in Sussex where storks are nesting again for the first time in hundreds of years. The idea is that we add larger herbivores into our reserves to boost the diversity of plant, insect and ultimately bird life. Our plan is Winter only grazing of part of the Three Owls Wood to leave the ground more open for a flush of Spring wildflowers. So we now have 20 new helpers, rare breed sheep, Lonks, who will spend the winter munching though the undergrowth. A bonus is fuel saving as now less mowing of the rides!


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Cheers David   

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