Out & About …

… on the North York Moors, or wherever I happen to be.

Tag: Burning

  • Heather Burning

    Heather Burning

    In all directions plumes of smoke can be seen on the moors on a good day at this time of the year. The gamekeepers are burning the heather. Grouse feed on¬†heather. Young¬†shoots provide the best¬†nutritional value¬†but grouse require taller¬†heather for nesting and cover. To provide a managed supply of young heather patches of heather are…