“He said: “It is wonderful that the Pebblebed Heaths are enjoyed for recreation and provide a place to experience nature. However, the intensity of use of the Pebblebed Heaths can cause significant disturbance to wildlife, with adverse impacts of people and pets including predation of ground nesting birds, trampling and erosion of paths and tracks, along with nutrient enrichment through dog mess.”
Owl worries that it sounds as if Clinton Devon Estates would really like to ban or restrict people and dogs in the area.
And what about the quarrying that is being expanded around the heath and its impact?
And what happens when Mrs Leadsom decides that they are not being ” productive”?