The National Trust C-Strategy (iii)

The National Trust carbon stores in soils ....

Doug Warner, University of Hertford, presented the 'Land Carbon Management Plan for the National Trust’s Wallington Estate'. MJ Bell and F Worrall, Durham University estimated soil carbon in 700 samples across the 5,200 ha farmed estate. The report develops that work, and links soil carbon, environmental factors, land-use and farming methods.The report presents a blueprint that will hopefully be applicable to other sites. It highlights, for each farm unit,

These findings could form the basis of new agri-environment funding for carbon conservation. The report was supported by Natural England.

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The project was funded from a Leonardo da Vinci grant.
The project started in 2010 and was finished in 2012.