Bampton in Devon

Bampton in Devon

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Bampton Conservation Area - The Churchyard

One area of the Churchyard is preserved as a conservation area to encourage the biodiversity of plants, insects, and small mammals.

It is looked after by a local resident. The area is lightly managed, and only cut back once a year in late autumn after the seeds have dropped.

Below is her list of plants which might be observed there.

Churchyard Conservation Area - list of wild plants

 

Local fauna consists of slow worms, frogs, slugs and small unseen(!) rodents, and a wide variety of birds.

 

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