Let’s Learn Moor

January 28, 2021
January 28, 2021 FACE

The project covers the full assemblage of moorland (grouse moor) species. Moorland vegetation species (part of the SAC) including dry heath, wet heath and blanket bog/mire.

Including amongst others:

  • Cross-leaved Heather (Calluna Vulgaris)
  • Bell Heather (Erica Cinerea)
  • Wavy Hair-grass (Deschampsia Flexuosa)
  • Bilberry (Vaccinium Myrtillus)
  • Puple Moor-grass (Molinia Caerulea)
  • Heath Rush Juncus Squarrosus Are Also Common Within This
  • Bog Mosses Sphagnum (Compactum And S. Tenellum And
  • Dicranum Moss Dicranum Scoparium Occur.)
  • Hare’s-tail Cotton Grass (Eriophorum Vaginatum)
  • Common Cotton Grass (E.angustifolium).
  • Tormentil (Potentilla Erecta)
  • Bog Asphodel (Narthecium Ossifragum)
  • Cloudberry (Rubus Chamaemorus)
  • Rosemary (Andromeda Polifolia).


  • Merlin (Spa Features Also)
  • Golden Plover (Spa Features Also)
  • Snipe
  • Curlew
  • Redshank
  • Whinchat
  • Ring Ouzel
  • Hen Harrier
  • Peregrine
  • Short-eared Owl
  • Red Grouse
  • Lapwing

Country: United Kingdom, UK
Starting date: 2017
Species characteristics: Protected species
Type of actions: Communication and education
Leading partners: British Association for Shooting and Conservation Let's Learn Moor links https://basc.org.uk/the-importance-of-education-lets-learn-moor/Regional Moorland Groups at each venue North York Moors, Peak District, Yorkshire Dales, Nidderdale, Forest of Bowland ,Cumbria, Northumberland.National Gamekeepers Association https://www.nationalgamekeepers.org.uk/join-online#JOL.SELECTORCountryside Learninghttp://www.countrysidelearning.org/North York Moors National Park https://www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/Yorkshire Dales National Parkhttps://www.yorkshiredales.org.uk/Peak District national Parkhttps://www.peakdistrict.gov.uk/homeNidderdale AONB https://nidderdaleaonb.org.uk/Northern Pennines AONBhttps://www.northpennines.org.uk/Moors for the Futurehttps://www.moorsforthefuture.org.uk/Yorkshire Waterhttps://www.yorkshirewater.com/North Yorkshire Policehttps://northyorkshire.police.uk/Derbyshire Policehttps://www.derbyshire.police.uk/Mountain rescuehttps://www.srmrt.org.uk/https://www.uwfra.org.uk/Note: the above list is not the complete list, as the project has over 30 partner organisations involved.

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