A significant contract for the restoration of moorland compartments including Mallowdale . The contract was awarded to Barker & Bland with the fencing carried out by Hanafin's. The value of the works completed in March 2019 was around £ 300,000.

1st January 2019 to 31st March 2019

Work has continued on Brown Syke South and Hawthornthwaite during the 2017-8 winter season - blocking rills and gullies, reprofiling hags, revegetating bare peat. Film of work produced. Work funded by National Landscape, Grosvenor estate, EA & Defra.

31st March 2018

Additional re-profiling and re-wetting followed by reseeding on area already fenced out on Hawthornthwaite, Abbeystead.

31st March 2018


1.4 Species
Action Targets and Timescales Partners
1.4D Support local actions to provide suitable conditions to re-establish hen harrier as a breeding species in the National Landscape, in line with the government's emerging national species recovery plan
Develop local actions to support the re-establishment of breeding hen harrier in the National Landscape
Active participation in the new 'Northern England Protected Landscapes Hen Harrier Group'
2.1 Farming and Land Management
Action Targets and Timescales Partners
2.1F Work with Natural England and Defra to develop landscape-specific management options and agreements for the new Environmental Land Management Scheme (NELMS)
Commence discussions amongst key partners
If appropriate, proposal developed for Bowland landscape-specific management options and agreements under NELMS.