Information and Guidance

Guidance on Downland habitats and species for land managers

Management guidelines

A lot of what we do involves getting together to learn about the habitats and species we have on the Downs, and how our management of the land can encourage the flora and fauna to flourish. This online library of resources brings all sorts of information together in one place so if you want to find out more about quail, or how best to manage field margins for butterflies, look no further! This is a work in progress, so if there's a habitat or species you'd like to know about that isn't here, do let us know and we'll do our best to add something useful. And of course, if you come across a really useful guide or factsheet, in whatever format, do pass it on and we'll add it to the library.

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