Farming

Farming

Farming
Welcome to this group for all farmers and anyone with an interest in farming. Read our blog to see how we're working with farmers and to find out where you can meet us at events.
Latest blog posts
  • A Turnaround for the Tree Sparrow at Hope Farm?

    The Tree Sparrow is one of our rarest birds associated with lowland and mixed farmland, having undergone declines of 90% between 1970-2012*. It was a source of great excitement therefore when 24 birds were photographed feeding at a supplementary feeding...
  • Cirl Bunting Success in the South-West!

    The Cirl Bunting Reintroduction Project - a partnership project between the RSPB, Natural England (NE), the National Trust and Paignton Zoo, with assistance from the Zoological Society of London – began in 2006. The aim of the project is to re-establish...
  • Agri-Environment Evolution 2015

    As many of you will be aware, agri-environment schemes in the UK are key to helping farmers deliver for wildlife. With the recent reform of Europe’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), new or reviewed schemes are on the cusp of being launched, with...
  • Local farmer demonstrates commitment to nature

    East County Down farmers recently attended a demonstration day to learn how they can help birds and wildlife on their land. Cecil Nelson from Annadorn Road hosted the event to show how wildlife can thrive as part of a productive farm business. Those...
  • Waders bounce back in Fermanagh

    The Halting Environmental Loss Project in Lough Erne, Co. Fermanagh includes 19 sites covering a total of 2,500ha of agricultural land, owned and managed by over 140 farmers and inclusive of 1,200ha of potential breeding wader habitat. Out of the 19 sites...
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