Farming in Protected Landscapes Example Projects

Farming in Protected Landscapes Example Projects

If you are considering applying to Farming in Protected Landscapes, here are some example projects the programme has previously supported:

  • Historic boundary conservation and restoration – payment towards archaeological consultancy and towards labour and material for drystone wall and stone-faced bank restoration.
  • Educational Access – to support farm educational projects and visits.
  • Environmental improvements – support for projects that reduce environmental impact and improve soils and water quality.
  • Habitat creation and improvements– payment towards coppice, rhôs pasture, meadow and species rich grassland creation, improvement and management through seed purchasing, equipment, fencing and bracken management.
  • Dartmoor species protection – payment to support grazing for enhanced habitat, creation of scrapes and survey to benefit priority species.
  • Celebrating Dartmoor’s farming heritage – support for small public facing events that increase understanding and appreciation of farming on Dartmoor.
  • Common’s improvements – payment towards supporting Commons to undertake vegetation mapping and fire plans
  • Wood pasture – support for small-scale tree planting within permanent pasture.
  • Farm survey work - payment towards wildlife survey equipment to allow land managers to undertake own monitoring.
  • Marketing and storage – payment towards equipment to support sale and promotion of locally produced products from sustainable, nature rich farms.

Once you have identified a potential project, find out how to apply.

Year 1 Approved Applications

Find out what projects were approved in the first year of the Farming in Protected Landscapes Scheme

View Year 1 Projects