heathland


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heathland

(ˈhiːθˌlænd)
n
(Plants) an area of heath
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Noun1.heathland - a tract of level wasteland; uncultivated land with sandy soil and scrubby vegetation
barren, wasteland, waste - an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation; "the barrens of central Africa"; "the trackless wastes of the desert"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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During the visit, the Secretary of State was also given a tour of the reserve by the RSPB's regional director, Jeff Knot, and saw the charity's ongoing heathland restoration project first-hand.
The cattle would be used to trample bracken threatening to take over precious heathland which is home to rare butterfly breeds, say Staffordshire County Council.
The aim is to restore this parcel of land to heathland, closing the gap between the Natural England managed Stiperstones National Nature Reserve (NNR) and the Shropshire Wildlife Trust nature reserve at Nipstone Rock.
This will involve a search for butterflies and their food plants in meadows and heathland. Bring a packed lunch if attending the scything and guided walks event in the afternoon, or for a chance to socialise.
A spokesman for Cleveland Fire Brigade said: "There was a large amount of woodland and heathland destroyed."
Redrow's site manager for Heathland, Steve Jones, said: "Our project team at Redrow have worked tirelessly to uphold the highest building standards, operating closely with Flintshire's building control team to deliver Heathlands.
Residents, including elderly people and the disabled, blocked one end of Ashville Avenue at the junction of Heathland Avenue for five minutes, under the watchful eye of police before moving their protest to the gates.
4 Over heathland, through gate, cross old London Road and back to start.
100 per cent of the money raised will be donated to the National Trust to support the care of the heathland.
"There are two courses here and we played the 'heathland' course It's never seen heathland, as it's nothing like the heathland which I grew up on at Crosland Heath!