• Gap Courses for 2014 see news item for more details

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Welcome to the Grazing Animals Project, a partnership of farmers, land-managers and organisations that are committed to promoting the benefits of grazing with the natural environment and our cultural heritage in mind. The Grazing Animals Project is part of the Rare Breed Survival Trust.

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Heritage Lottery Grant for grazing skills training 

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) awarded a grant of £260,121 under its Skills for the Future programme to the Grazing Animals Project to set up and run a three-year nationwide programme of traineeship placements. The project is now completed but details of the trainees project's can be found on this site >Publications>Habitat/Land Management. 

GAP will be presenting three papers at the BSAS Conference on 16th April 2013. Tickets are available at  www.bsas.org.uk/events-conferences/bsas-annual-meeting-2013/


GAP offers 2 major training courses; "Stock Checkers" and "Conservation Grazing in practice".These are offered publicly or a private in house basis. GAP's "2013 Training and Events Calendar" is now available. Further details on the "Training and News and Events" page. This year we are offering our first Equine based "Conservation Grazing in Practice Course" this year 8-9 May 2013 on the North Gower.


Address and Contact for GAP

The Rare Breeds Survival Trust (RBST) manages GAP from it's offices at Stoneleigh Park, Nr Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LG. To contact RBST about GAP please telephone: 02476 698761 or email: gap@rbst.org.uk