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Lowland Heath

Heaths are open landscapes characterised by dwarf shrubs such as heathers and gorse.  They are divided into two main types; upland and lowland heaths.  Upland heath (moorland) is defined as being above 300m in altitude.  Lowland Heath is defined as being below 300m in altitude.

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What is Heathland?

Management

Restoration

Where is Heathland?

Historical Background

East Devon Heathlands

 

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