Island Life Magazine Ltd December 2008/January 2009 - Page 77

COUNTRYSIDE, WILDLIFE & FARMING soft cliffs which stretch from Milford-on-Sea to the county boundary and on to Poole Harbour support plants and animals similar to those found on the south coast of the Island. Much of this stretch of coastline is bounded by densely populated areas, which means the issues of a rapidly eroding coastline are as challenging here as they are along Hampshire’s more open coastline. These habitats are in contrast to the harder chalk cliffs of eastern and west W&