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Wildflowers at Sweeney Fen

Sweeney Fen hosts a very rare habitat for Shropshire – calcareous fen. Here base-rich water seeps from the limestone bedrock into the peat. Though small, the site is extremely diverse and, with…

Sweeney Fen

Wildflower Meadow Regeneration

Species-rich grassland is a sadly endangered thing – since 1950, we’ve lost around 98% of our traditional wildflower meadows. They were not just beautiful and culturally significant, they were a…