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WMLCG response to Area B Masterplan April 2020

WMLCG has responded to MDDC's EUE Area B Master Plan Consultation.Please see Reports and Documents...

TIverton EUE plans for AREA B published

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Area B Update

After an interval of nearly two years, a resumption of interest concerning Area B’s future...

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The State of Nature Report 2013

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This report was based on data provided by 25 conservation groups. It found that 60% of plant and animal species had declined in the past 50 years - and that one in ten was now facing extinction including the Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly below.


Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly, Caterpillar and Chrysalis Aglais urticae, Nettle Urtica dioica. "Papilio Urticae, Tortoise-shell Butterfly". Watercolour. Artist: Katherine Plymley. Shrewsbury Museums Service (PLYMLEY: 018).

It is rare to see large 'clumps' of nettles in fields and meadows these days but one field off of West Manley Lane has some but sadly this field is due to be built on!

03 June 2013

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