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Our Conservation Land Management Advice work uses the evidence of scientific research and the experience of conservation land managers to develop and validate advice on how to manage habitats for wildlife.
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Signs of the times at Hope Farm
Blog by Georgina Bray, Hope Farm Hope Farm has been a showcase of current times in agriculture this March. Skylarks and yellowhammers are singing, and lapwings displaying a sure sign that spring is here. To accompany the reassuringly repetitive chang...Posted 26/03/2018 by Jamie Wyver
Case study: Creating bare ground for butterflies and moths
Matterley is a 2400 acre mixed farm with 200 dairy cattle and 1100 acres of arable including wheat, barley and oilseed rape. The farm has been in Higher Level Stewardship since 2014, and forms part of the Winchester Downs Farm Cluster group. Recently...Posted 05/03/2018 by Kathryn Smith
Top Tips for applying to the Scottish Agri-Environment Climate Scheme
Guest blog by Anna Brand, Land Use Policy Officer, RSPB Scotland The Agri-environment Climate Scheme (or AECS) began accepting applications for its 2018 round on January 17th. The scheme compensates and/or incentivises farmers and crofters for managi...Posted 07/02/2018 by Jamie Wyver
The Cirl Bunting Conservation Project
Guest blog by Cirl Bunting Project Manager Cath Jeffs My first encounter with cirl buntings was as a student studying Conservation Management in the 1980s. A group of us were on a birding trip and heading to Penzance. We took a detour to Prawle Point...Posted 29/01/2018 by Jamie Wyver
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