WT11: Wetland cutting supplement

Find out about eligibility and requirements for the wetland cutting supplement.

How much will be paid

£440 per hectare (ha).

Where to use this supplement

Available for Higher Tier

Only with one of the following options:

How this supplement will benefit the environment

It supports the appropriate cutting management of wetland habitats.


Agreement holders are likely to need to:

  • cut particular areas by an agreed method
  • cut at specific times
  • dispose of cuttings in an agreed way
  • produce a simple map of the areas cut and the dates of cutting

Keeping records

Agreement holders will need to keep the following records and supply them on request:

  • map of the areas cut

You should also be aware that at the start of each claim year, a percentage of agreement holders will be asked to take and submit the following photographic records:

  • photographs of the management undertaken

The detailed requirements for this supplement will be tailored to the Higher Tier site. Applicants should discuss and agree these requirements with their adviser.

This supplement can be located on the same area as the following supplements:

Further information

See the Higher Tier manual to find out more about the scheme and how to apply.

Published 2 April 2015
Last updated 10 March 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated for 2017 applications.
  2. Information updated for applications in 2016
  3. First published.