Cumbria Connect is developing a Landscape Recovery Scheme, the Penrith2Kendal Arc, in the eastern Lake District encompassing land from Penrith to Kendal along a broad geographical corridor.  The Landscape Recovery Scheme will benefit threatened and iconic species such as water vole, ring ouzel, cuckoo, marsh fritillary and red squirrel. It will expand territory for pine marten and beaver and provide new habitat for declining species that need space to move and thrive in the landscape. In collaboration with more than 30 land managers we aim to recover nature across 14,500ha of habitats that include upland heath, blanket bog, rivers and floodplain, woodland and scrub, wetlands, semi-improved and unimproved grassland including hay meadows. Landscape-scale change requires innovative ways o

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