Press Releases

A busy two days at Rotherfield

Monday, December 4, 2017
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Rotherfield farm was host to two recent visits, one from Natural England and the other by GWCT members of staff. This gave more than 110 people an opportunity to see first-hand and learn about the pra…

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PARTRIDGE project partners in Germany test a new wild flower mix for autumn sowing

Monday, December 4, 2017
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The most important habitat requirement of partridges is for unsprayed, insect-rich vegetation of herbs or grasses that provide the right structure for nesting, chick rearing and all year cover. The sp…

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Field trip with Flemish farmers in the Netherlands

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
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What is a beetle bank? What is the benefit of this measure for grey partridges and other farmland wildlife? What is the best way to build a beetle bank? How should they be managed?

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PARTRIDGE partners meet at Loddington with farmers from Europe

Thursday, November 23, 2017
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By Dr Jennifer Brewin, GWCT Research Writer and Louise Shervington, GWCT Publications Officer. Last week saw the fourth meeting of an international collaboration working to improve farmland biodiversi…

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Habitat improvements result in more insects

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
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Good for birds and farmers

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PARTRIDGE Farm Walk at Balgonie Estate

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
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Join the members of the project team as they guide you round Balgonie Estate, one of the 10 key demonstration sites of the Interreg PARTRIDGE project.

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Scottish Government advisor visits key PARTRIDGE demonstration site

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
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Whitburgh Farms recently hosted Professor Russel Griggs, Chair of the Scottish Government’s Regulatory Review Group and recently appointed to oversee the review of Scotland’s Greening measures. This w…

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Danish Environment Minister pays special visit to GWCT-run demonstration farm

Monday, September 18, 2017
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Members from the Danish parliament visited one of the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust’s demonstration farms to find out about a crucial conservation project.

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Launch of the PARTRIDGE PROJECT in Belgium

Friday, September 8, 2017
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The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT)-led PARTRIDGE Project was officially launched at one of its two Belgian sites on 31st August.

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First results from PARTRIDGE project

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
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PARTRIDGE started in the end of 2016. The goal of the four year (2017-2020) project is to demonstrate that modern agriculture and biodiversity go hand in hand. At least 7% optimal habitat will be crea…

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