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Cambridgeshire Fens potential to be a Biosphere Reserve

Funding of £9,950 has been received from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to research what is necessary to bring Biosphere Reserve status to the Cambridgeshire Fens. Made possible by the money raised by National Lottery Players, the project will focus on discovering what is needed to achieve this international UNESCO accolade. The project will enable the Wildlife Trust, working with a broad range of organizations and interests from all sectors of Cambridgeshire life - conservation groups, academics, businesses, farming sector, local and regional government - to identify what the Biosphere idea could mean for the Cambridgeshire Fens, and to create a dedicated ‘Route Map’ of how to achieve it.

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