Maritime Grassland (definition)

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Maritime Grassland Habitat Definition


Identification & Mapping

The definition of maritime is all land within 500m of the coast (mean high water mark)
Maritime grassland is defined as any grassland meeting the definition for lowland meadows and pasture, or magnesian limestone grassland which lies within the maritime zone.

Condition Assessment

Follow the condition assessment for lowland meadow and pasture or magnesian limestone grassland as appropriate.