CONSERVATION

Dunchideock Barton is committed to a broad conservation scheme working with Natural England and the RSPB. 

Work involves planting and managing wild bird crops, field margins and hedges, preserving pasture land with low input grazing and protecting and encouraging species of wildlife, for example, cirl bunting and barn owls.

TREE PLANTING

Dunchideock Barton plants a range of coniferous and deciduous trees every Autumn, for example, oak, beech, ash and Douglas fir which is used for the biomass boilers.

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HEDGEROWS

Dunchideock Barton is committed to a conservation scheme planting hedgerows and managing established hedges in such a way as to benefit wildlife.

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WILDLIFE

Annually Dunchideock Barton establishes a number of wild bird cover crops and over winter stubbles to provide food in the winter for native wild birds. The endangered cirl bunting (pictured) is one of the birds that is found on the farm and enjoys feeding in these winter stubbles.

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Dunchideock Barton
Dunchideock
Exeter
EX2 9UA