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Countryfile presenter Julia Bradbury discovers why it's important to look after moorland. Years of neglect and overgrazing had left the moorland surrounding Lake Vyrnwy scared and dried out, however, an intensive conservation effort has now restored much of the natural hydrology, important in preserving the reserve’s wildlife and fresh water reservoir.
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20 March 2011

Classroom Ideas

Ask the pupils what moorlands they know. Ask them to draw a geographical map and indicate what species live there.

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