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Nature Reserves index
Scarce and important plant habitats are protected within these reserves including hay meadows, chalk grassland, limestone pavement, culm grassland and blanket bog. For further details on any of the reserves, simply click ...
www.plantlife.org.uk


Burren Action Group - Funding Page
This limestone landscape is acknowledged as an area of international importance for its flora, fauna and turlough/water ecology. The district around Mullaghmore represents a unique association of limestone pavement and turloughs ...
www.iol.ie


29th October 2007
Orton from near the top of the fell sun on the limestone pavement looking towards the Pennines windswept tree very near the summit the summit trig point at 412m looking north looking east from the summit Castle Folds ancient settlement and more limestone pavement ...
www.keswick.u-net.com


Heritage Council Calls for Urgent Measures to Protect Ireland’s Declining Wildlife
Explaining the need to develop a Burren limestone pavement Action Plan, Mr. Mac Conmara stated, “The growing demands of the tourism ... and camping on fragile species-rich limestone grasslands, and the destruction of limestone pavement through construction by visitors of ‘mini-dolmens’ and removal of weathered limestone for garden products.” ...
heritagecouncil.ie


East Schiehallion owned by the John Muir Trust
Heather-dominated heathland on the lower slopes is interspersed with other vegetation types including ... areas of herb-rich grassland and base-enriched flush. Locally there are patches of limestone pavement, rare in Scotland. At higher altitudes there are blaeberry (Vaccinium) heaths, and the summit ...
jmt.org


Protected sites designations
Limestone Pavement Orders Limestone Pavement Orders afford statutory protection for limestone pavements under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981. An Order, created by the relevant local government authority, prohibits the removal or damage of limestone ... . Limestone pavements are identified as a priority habitat in Annex I of the EC Habitats Directive. Local authorities See: Limestone Pavement ...
www.jncc.gov.uk


1st July 2008
Coniston fells .. .. and again from the limestone escarpment approaching the hospice on Hampsfell summit the hospice on the summit the four panels ... top of the hospice gives angles .. .. and this board shows what you are looking at limestone pavement on Hampsfell looking to the Coniston Fells panoramic shot - Black Combe to the Langdale Pikes ...
www.keswick.u-net.com


Winskill Stones
Park, Winskill Stones is a 74-acre area of limestone grassland and limestone pavement. Winskill Stones ©Simon Williams/Plantlife Limestone pavement is one of Britain’s most threatened habitats; vast ... Pignut, Meadow Saxifrage, Crosswort, Mouse-ear Hawkweed, Common Rockrose July: Kidney Vetch, Common Twayblade, Limestone Bedstraw, Wild Thyme August: Carline Thistle A number of bird species nest on ...
www.plantlife.org.uk


Barren Land
Bare Exposed Rock: Those ecosystems characterized by areas of bedrock exposure, desert pavement, scarps, talus, slides, volcanic material, rock glaciers, and other accumulations of rock without ... vegetative cover and overburden are removed to expose such deposits as coal, iron ore, limestone, and copper. This includes inactive, unreclaimed, and active strip mines, quarries, borrow pits, and ...
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Mother Nature is exposed, stripped of her usual cloak of forest cloth, to reveal each limestone outcrop, each dip, each rise, every curve, every scarlike an erotic lover posing for ... picked our way among a rock field, careful not to twist an ankle in the pavement of cobble that was now the exposed sub-flooring of burnt forest. On this particular ...
www.cnr.uidaho.edu




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