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Dutch PARTRIDGE meeting about foxes

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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On May 24th, 70 people gathered for a PARTRIDGE meeting in Brabant about foxes in the Netherlands. There was a variety of attendees, ranging from farmers, volunteers, hunters, ecologists to residents.…

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The challenges of growing quality conservation crops: progress with PARTRIDGE at Balgonie

Monday, June 18, 2018
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Balgonie estate in Fife is one of the ten demonstration sites supported by the EU North Sea Region programme, as part of the PARTRIDGE project.

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PARTRIDGE project attends local nature festival

Friday, June 15, 2018
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Staff from the NSR Interreg PARTRIDGE project were on-hand to inform visitors at a local nature festival in Selborne, East Hampshire, UK on the 28 May.

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NSR Interreg PARTRIDGE partners visit inspiring farmland biodiversity project in Switzerland

Friday, June 15, 2018
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Between 6-8 June, 24 members of the PARTRIDGE project together with farmers from the Netherlands, England and Hungary, travelled to Switzerland to learn about the Swiss agri-environmental scheme and t…

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Beetle banks – why and how to build them for farmland wildlife

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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Beetle banks are c. 0.4m high earth banks built across the middle or alongside arable fields. They were invented in England in the early 1980s (a collaboration between GWCT and Southampton University)…

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New PARTRIDGE flower blocks at the Isabellapolder demo site

Friday, May 18, 2018
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Last week, the first new parcels in the Isabellapolder demonstration site were sown with the PARTRIDGE flower mix.

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Successful PARTRIDGE meeting held in Edinburgh

Monday, May 14, 2018
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The fifth partner meeting of the North Sea Region PARTRIDGE project was held last week in Scotland, with the base of operations at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh, followed by a trip to Whitbur…

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Dutch demonstration sites visited by groups from Belgium and Limburg

Thursday, April 19, 2018
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FREEZING cold temperatures did not stop 16 people from the Interreg project Grenspark Groot Saeftinghe visiting the PARTRIDGE demo site ‘Burgh-Sluis’ in mid-March.

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New hedgerow planted at Scottish PARTRIDGE demonstration site

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
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Hedgerows are widely recognised as being of vital importance to farmland wildlife, and rightly so. They provide valuable shelter throughout the year, cover for all sorts of wildlife to breed in and an…

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Farmers discuss sowing methods in Belgian pub

Friday, April 13, 2018
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Belgian farmers gather to prepare the sowing of PARTRIDGE flower blocks.

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