Fox Covert

Local authority: Newcastle City Council and Northumberland County Council
Postcode of nearby property: NE13 6BU
Site status: Restored. Agricultural areas restored and aftercare completed. Woodland still in aftercare
Worked: 2002 – 2005
Site area: 34 hectares (ha) or about 84 acres

Full underdrainage and re-seeding has been completed.  Full boundary hedging and livestock fencing has been installed, with some additional trees planted. Funding has been provided, jointly with the Ministry of Defence who own the nearby Prestwick Carr Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), for a programme of works within the SSSI to enhance its ecological condition.  This is managed by Northumberland Wildlife Trust.

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