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moor

an upland habitat usually dominated by heather growing on peat which is not normally waterlogged.
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Moorland is one of our most A-distinctive landscapes with Britain and Ireland called "the world's greatest moorland countries".
Ruabon gamekeeper Stuart Hart said managing the 7,000-acre heather moorland for wildlife involved co-operation between graziers, gamekeepers, shoot captain and landowner.
"Our Public Space Protection Order is in place all year round to prevent moorland fires.
The orders would ban people from taking barbecues, fireworks or sky lanterns onto the moorland.
Mr Naylor - who said the wind turbines were not damaged - revealed: "50% of the moorland was affected and all moorland species including hare, grouse, pine marten, and the eggs of the ground nesting birds would undoubtedly have perished.
The National Trust has said it is "devastated" after more than 700 acres of moorland, home to an endangered species of bird, were destroyed in a fire started by a barbecue.
Grassland fires on any moorlands can spread to underlying peat, especially in these drought conditions.
I HOPE other readers have noticed that the moorland fires at Otterburn are a great concern and don't feel reassured by a "keep an eye on it approach".
In the pages of "Villager Jim's Moorland Wildlife" us on a photographic journey to his very favorite places on the moors surrounding the Peak District National Park.
Moorland covers a large area of upland Wales but there is wide disagreement about how it should be managed.
17 November 2016 - UK-based property regeneration and investment specialist Harworth Group plc (LSE: HWG) has acquired Moorland Gate Business Park in Chorley, Lancashire for GBP 4.5m (USD 5.61m) as part of its strategy to build its income portfolio and expand its presence in the North West.