Neutral Grassland

Neutral Grassland - Vernon Hucks

Traditionally managed for hay and sheep grazing, these meadows and pastures have been an attractive feature of the British landscape ever since man began to cultivate here.

In Kent, there are 13,020 hectares of neutral grassland (KHS2003).

Download the habitat fact sheet to find out more or view specific conservation objectives for the associated UK BAP priority habitats of Kent.

Link: UK BAP Conservation Statement

Associated Species

Amphibians: great crested newt
Birds: reed bunting
Flowering plants: cornflower
Mammals: water vole, pipistrelle bat

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Associated Action Plan

Coastal & Floodplain Grazing Marsh
Lowland Meadow