Description

What: Changing grass cutting regimes decrease carbon emissions and increase biodiversity and habitat.

How: Fewer grass cuts mean less caron emissions from the machinery used to cut the grass.

Carbon Saving not yet quantified

Further Information: KGV Extension Field is an intermittent wetland habitat. It's often waterlogged in the winter but dries out in the Summer. This is an important habitat for invertebrates and also wildflowers. NTC manage the land as a meadow and cut and remove the grass each year since 2016.

Solutions

  • Solution: Nature, Conservation & Environment > Species Conservation > Habitat Conservation > Plant Habitats
  • Solution: Nature, Conservation & Environment > Species Conservation > Habitat Conservation > Insect Habitats
  • Solution: Nature, Conservation & Environment > Species Conservation > Transforming Habitats > Rewilding

Contacts

Lead Group: Nailsworth Town Council

Contact Name: Katherine Kearns

Contact Email: clekr@nailsworthtowncouncil.gov.uk

Contact Phone: 01453833592

Partner Groups Role:

Related Initiatives: No

Location

Postcode: GL6 0HT

Locality: Nailsworth, Nailsworth, Stroud, Gloucestershire, South West

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