The Commons, Welwyn Garden City

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The Commons is 13.2 hectare Local Nature Reserve in Welwyn Garden City in Hertfordshire. It is owned and managed by Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council.[1][2]

The site has a variety of habitats including oak woodland, flower-rich meadows, wet fens, ditches and ponds. The Countryside Stewardship Scheme funds improvements of hedge laying, provision of winter feed for farmland birds, and provision of fencing for grazing livestock. Much of the work is done by volunteers.[3]

There is access from the road called The Commons.

References

  1. ^ "The Commons". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. 14 March 2013. Retrieved 22 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Map of The Commons". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. Retrieved 22 March 2015.
  3. ^ "The Commons". Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council. Retrieved 22 March 2015.

Coordinates: 51°47′01″N 0°10′34″W / 51.7835°N 0.1762°W / 51.7835; -0.1762