Our sites

The ecological continuity trust currently supports 26 ative experiments at 19 sites in the United Kingdom and our community is constantly growing. There are 38 additional post treatment recovery experiments, where treatments have ceased and the site is accessible for research. A list of all sites on the ECT register can be downloaded here.

Habitat types

Our sites are covering different habitat types ranging from bog, coastal, grassland, heath, meadow, montane, to woodland ecosystems.

 

Grassland sites

Buxton, Glen Finglas, Denmark Farm, North Wyke, Park Grass, Palace Leas, Peaknaze, Pwllpeiran/Brignant, Thurslay Common, Somerford Mead, Warldow, Wytham
 (Gibson/RainDrop)

 

Heath sites

Clocaenog, Hordron Edge, Little Budworth common, Moorco, Ruabon

 


Woodland sites

Henfaes, Thistle



Bog sites

Moor House, Whim

Grazing
Browsing

Aston Rowant,
Coedydd Aber,
Glen Finglas,
Lady Park Wood,
Marsh Gibbon Farm,
Monk’s Wood,
Moorco, Moorhouse, Newborough,
Palace Leas,
Pwllpeiran,
Somerford Mead,
Tadham & Tealham Moor,
Thistle,
 Wytham (Gibson)

Climate
 

Buxton,
Culardoch,
Clocaenog,
Cors Fochno, Henfaes, Peaknase,
Pwllpeiran, Tadham & Tealham Moor,
Wytham (RainDrop)

Nutrients


Budworth,
Culardoch,
Elan Valley Meadows,
Glas Maol, Moorco, Newborough, Park Grass, Pwllpeiran, Raisbeck, Ruabon,
Tadham & Tealham Moor, Thursley Common, Wardlow,
Whim Bog

Restoration


Dale (Marloes Coast),
Denmark Farm (Ceredigion),
River Ray,
Thursley Common,
Pwllpeiran

 

Locations

The map is showing the locations of the 26 active long-term experiments at 19 sites in the UK.
There are 38 post treatment recovery experiments, where treatments have ceased and the site is accessible for research.


 

 

Conducting research at our sites

 

As the management and treatment history for long-term experiments are maintained and well documented, they provide excellent opportunities for research. This could build  on research previously undertaken at the site, or could investigate an entirely new hypotheses.  

If you are interested in conducting research at any of the sites (active or post treatment), use the contact details listed on each site page, or contact us directly and we can put you in touch with  the relevant principal investigator. 

Find out how we can help finance your research through our grants scheme.

 

 

Does your experiment belong up here?

Please read on if you would like to know more about adding your long-term experiment to the ECT register.