Cattle back on Island

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

By The Newsroom
Monday, 06 November, 2017, 07:30
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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.