Ref: CSFF110007

Lead: Simon Smart, simonsmartblacksheep@gmail.com

Group members: 16

Length of agreement: 5

Area of group (Hectares): 5601

From the CS statement of priorities for Dorset Downs and Cranborne Chase, we will deliver the following:

Priority habitats (including SSSI, NNR and SAC):

  • Lowland calcareous grassland – More than 340ha
  • Ancient and native woodland
  • Riparian habitats associated with priority rivers River Ebble
  • Arable field margins

Priority species:

  • Corn bunting
  • Lapwing
  • Turtle Dove
  • Marsh Fritillary
  • Juniper
  • Spotted flycatcher
  • Marsh tit
  • Tree pipit

The Wild Pollinator and Farm Wildlife Package

Water quality:

  • Phosphate, groundwater and river nitrate, sediment priorities within the Hampshire Avon Catchment

Flood risk management:

  • Flood risk management within the River Ebble catchment, upstream of Nunton

Historic environment:

  • Scheduled Monuments (SM)
  • Designated and undesignated farm buildings
  • SHINE sites

Woodland management:

  • Protected Woodland .SSSI