LocationCounty: The Durham Magnesium Limestone Natural Area - areas of South Tyneside, Sunderland, Easington, Durham and Sedgefield.
Contact detailsOrganisation: Durham Biodiversity Partnership
Website: Durham Biodiversity Action Plan
PartnersDurham Wildlife Trust, English Nature, Defra, Tyne Tees FWAG, Durham County Council, Durham City Council, South Tyneside Council, City of Sunderland Council, Easington District Council Sedgefield Borough Council, the National Trust and Durham Heritage Coast.
Project descriptionThe aims of the MAGical Meadows Project were to conserve, connect, re-create and restore MAGnesian limestone grasslands in east Durham and Tyne & Wear. Magnesian limestone grassland is a restricted habitat, two-thirds of the UKs total resource, including the grassland type CG8, Blue Moor-grass – Small Scabious, is found in Durham & Tyne Wear. The project ended in 2007.