Cattle back on Island

Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve has 30 cattle grazing the dunes over the autumn and winter.

Monday, 6th November 2017, 07:30 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 04:02 am
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The cattle open up the sward and help to manage non-native species such as piri-piri through trampling and grazing. They will be on the reserve until Christmas.

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Last week, the reserve staff and volunteers worked hard cutting and clearing the dune slacks to support the new life such as dune orchids that will appear next spring.