PARTRIDGE is a project co-funded by the North Sea Region Programme 2016 - 2020 which will look at how new management solutions can improve biodiversity and ecosystem services by up to 30%.

PARTRIDGE (Protecting the Area’s Resources Through Researched Innovative Demonstration of Good Examples), is one of 11 new projects which were approved recently by the Interreg North Sea Region. The programme aims to make the region more innovative, resilient and sustainable.

Latest Project News

Winter feeding important for farmland wildlife

Thursday, February 22, 2018
Sustainable NSR

Supplementary feeding during the winter months is a key part of the PARTRIDGE project. It is particularly important during the winter months when food is scare and the temperature drops.

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Farmer Cluster group in Germany given tips on ways to conserve grey partridge

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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At the beginning of 2017, Eckhard Gottschalk (PARTRIDGE coordinating partner for Germany) attended a farmer meeting in Goslar (Lower Saxony) where an interesting discussion about the new flower block …

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The Big Farmland Bird Count at Whitburgh Farms, 2018

Thursday, February 15, 2018
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On a very wintery morning in Midlothian, a few hardy souls gathered at Whitburgh Farms earlier this week to take part in the GWCT’s Big Farmland Bird Count (BFBC).

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How hedge management affects farmland wildlife

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
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On Thursday 8 February, an enthusiastic group of farmers from the Winchester Downs farmer cluster and Selborne Landscapes partnership gathered at the Rotherfield demonstration site for a hedge managem…

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PARTRIDGE flower blocks are attractive for Skylarks and Partridges

Monday, January 29, 2018
Sustainable NSR

The PARTRIDGE flower blocks, half of which are cultivated in spring while the other half remain untouched, are proving not only to be attractive for grey partridge, but to a wide variety of other farm…

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