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How conservation groups help to protect biodiversity on the Defence estate

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Today is World Environment Day and I’d like to tell you about the important role that our conservation groups play in managing and protecting biodiversity, the environment and wildlife across the Defence estate.

Conserving habitats on the military training estate

Amanda Williams, Sustainability Manager at Landmarc Support Services reflects on the positive work that is undertaken across the UK military training estate to conserve some of our most valuable habitats and landscapes.

Repairing access to the Fossil Forest

A member of the Vertical Technologies team, dressed in a helmet and reflective jacket swings a rope down the cliff to a colleague.

In 2015, an overhanging rock face began to collapse, damaging the public stairway that leads down from the South West Coast Path Trail to the Fossil Forest, located within Lulworth Ranges. DIO has worked with Lulworth Estate, Natural England, Dorset Council and Vertical Technologies to repair the stairway and re-open the site.