Creating acid grassland by sheep grazing and natural reversion at Minsmere RSPB Reserve, Suffolk, England

  • Published source details Ausden M. & Kemp M. (2005) Creating acid grassland by sheep grazing and natural reversion at Minsmere RSPB Reserve, Suffolk, England. Conservation Evidence, 2, 18-20.


On former arable land at Minsmere RSPB Reserve, eastern England, sheep grazing was introduced with the objective of creating acid grassland. Seven years after the introduction of a grazing regime, the fields had lower cover and species-richness than the existing adjacent acid grassland.

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