Land Management

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Much of the land-mass of the Falklands has been modified since settlers arrived. To sustain the economy farming was widely established leaving all but a few of the smaller offshore islands untouched. As a result the terrestrial environment has been heavily modified and historic practices of burning and over-grazing have left significant areas degraded.

Today landowners are learning from the past, putting in place grazing management and trialling techniques for re-vegetation. Some are setting aside areas for native species.

Falklands Conservation is trialling re-vegetating techniques and working with landowners in carrying out restorations activities, including on our own reserves.

Habitat Restoration

FC Sites

Small Grants Scheme

Peat Wetlands

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