Use this form to assess and record the species richness of grassland for Countryside Stewardship applications that include options GS2 or GS5.
For use with applications that include the options:
- Permanent grassland with very low inputs (outside SDAs) (GS2)
- Permanent grassland with very low inputs in SDAs (GS5)
Applicants don’t have to use this form. They can use their own document as long as it provides enough information to meet the requirements. See Countryside Stewardship: record keeping and inspection requirements for more information.