Returning the island to working sheep farm has been a top priority as environmentally sustainable activity.  the genetics of the flock have been manged and improved.  Many miles of fencing has been repaired and entirely new fencing erected.  This is an on-going process that improves grazing management and also enables important and sensitive habitats to be protected.  The coastal tussac habitats a very important for a number of birds and marine mammals and have declined.  Significant tussac areas on the important the important Loop Head where replanted with thousands of tussac tillers.   Hamilton Cottage, effectively completely rebuilt to provide new two bedroom accommodation for four people.