About

The Blackdown Hills Rough Grazing Association is a landowner-led local group for owners and managers of rough, wildlife-rich grazing land.

Its aim is to encourage the active management of this characteristic type of land in the Blackdown Hills, to optimise its wildlife value and it economic relevance.

The Association pursues its aim by enabling owners and managers of rough, wildlife-rich land to communicate with each other, to share experience and to learn together.

The Association is independent of all agencies and external organisations and is run by local people, for local people.  It is a constituted group with a small committee, with all members either owning rough land, being responsible for managing it, or having an interest in it.

Joint Chair:  Charlie Hopcraft and Graham Salmon

Secretary:  Sarah Machin

Treasurer: Graham Salmon

Committee: Gavin Saunders, Chris Davis, George Greenshields, Roland Stonex, David Allen