Habitat Restoration of Historic Local Authority Landfills in Ynys Môn (Anglesey) and Gwynedd

Four capped landfill sites in north west Wales, two in Gwynedd and two in Ynys Môn (Anglesey) have been given over to habitat restoration projects. Each site is uniquely different: what they have in common is that they have no subsequent use except as low-quality grazing, providing an opportunity for them to be restored as wildlife habitat. Ecological baseline surveys guide the direction of the restoration as the natural capital of the existing sites is revealed.

Paper written by Tony Roberts & Richard Birch

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