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Location: 54deg.58'N, 4deg.17'W
Area (hectares): 5010
Elevation Range: 200 - 710
Biome: Temperate Broad-leaf Forest
Biogeographic Province British Islands
Year Designated as Biosphere Reserve 1976

National Contact:
Rachel Hellings
Scottish Natural Heritage
Battleby
Redgorton
Perth
PH1 3EW
Scotland

Tel: +44 1738 444177
Fax: +44 1738 458611
Email:  rachel.hellings@snh.gov.uk

Site Manager:
Erica Knott
Scottish Natural Heritage
Cree House
20-22 Victoria Street
Newton Stewart
Wigtownshire
DG8 6BT
Scotland

Tel: +44 1671 404510
Fax: +44 1671 404511
Email: 
erica.knott@snh.gov.uk

Principal Monitoring and Research Themes: 

  • Floristic and faunal studies

  • Studies of land use history

  • Climate and environmental change

  • Mire ecology



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    This page was last updated on 21 January 2004