NatureScot Commissioned Report 515: Ben Hope SSSI – bracken survey
A bracken survey was carried out on the western side of Ben Hope SSSI for all areas below 350 metres. A total of ninety-one bracken polygons was recorded and fixed point photographs were taken of all stands. The habitats most affected by bracken encroachment were wet and dry heath with an estimated total of 45 hectares of wet heath and 47 hectares of dry heath affected.
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