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1

Roughly how many people live in the New Forest National Park?

34,000 people

2

Where do the majority of New Forest people live?

Smaller villages
They work supplying basic services on a local level

3

What happened to Lover Green Pond in the New Forest?

It went through a restoration project to benefit wildlife.

4

What portion of the National Park is farmland?

1/4

5

What does 60% of the farmland made up of?

Permanent grassland

6

What is the most common type of cattle in New Forest?

Beef cattle

7

What percentage of farmland is used for growing arable crops?

20%

8

Which area of the National Park has better drained and fertile soils?

South of the National Park

9

What is the size of the majority of the farms in New Forest?

Less than 5 hectares

10

What are the key features of the natural beauty of try New Forest National Park?

Trees and woodlands
Keyhaven Marsh, behind Hurst Spit (where we went on the year 11 field trip)

11

What are some of the main advantages of trees and woodlands in National Park?

They were chopped down for Royal Navy ship building in Portsmouth (in the 16/1700s)

Now..
They give timber, food, shelter to humans and animals
They act as carbon sink, produce oxygen, give shade, provide windbreaks, reduce risks of flooding

12

How does the Forestry Commission manage woodlands?

By issuing felling licences and grants under the terms of the Forestry Act

13

What are the larger settlements in the New Forest?

Lymington - where we had lunch on the yr 11 trip
Brockenhurst - with the train station, and the ponies
Lyndhurst - with the coffee shops and Ferrari garage

14

What animals typically roam the New Forest, freely

New Forest ponies
Pigs
Poultry
Deer

15

What is pannage?

The pigs go round eating all the acorns, mainly in Autumn
Otherwise, the acorns make the ponies sick

It's all nature working together

16

Who owns most of the land in the New Forest?

The Queen
90%...