PARTRIDGE is a project co-funded by the North Sea Region Programme 2014 - 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

Grey Partridges doing well at a key Scottish demonstration site

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Sustainable NSR

Many farmers across Scotland (and elsewhere) struggled this year with challenging weather at various key times during the growing and harvest season, with disappointing outcomes for many.

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A busy two days at Rotherfield

Monday, December 4, 2017
Sustainable NSR

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
Sustainable NSR

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
Sustainable NSR

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
Sustainable NSR

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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