Press Releases

How the NSR PARTRIDGE project is influencing agri-environment policy making in Flanders, Belgium - Frank Stubbe from the Flemish Land Agency (VLM) explains

11 June 2019

On 6th June, a delegation of VLM staff (Flemish Land Agency) visited the PARTRIDGE demo area of Ramskapelle in Belgium. The group consisted of the key people responsible for policy preparing (CAP, Pil…

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Head of Interreg PARTRIDGE Dr Francis Buner provides some useful tips on how to safeguard wild grey partridges and other gamebirds during periods of torrential rain

19 June 2019

HAVING around three months of rain fall in a matter of days could have severe effects on nesting wild gamebirds such as the grey partridge.

These conditions can particularly affect the survival of …

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PARTRIDGE inspires European politicians during a farm walk

30 July 2019

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A sizable delegation from the European Parliament recently visited the PARTRIDGE project in the Netherlands. PARTRIDGE aims to increase the natural resources …

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How partridges can bring an array of colour to our farmlands

26 September 2019

For good reasons, partridges are well camouflaged and are not one of the more flamboyant birds to be found on farmland. Never the less, they can bring an array of colour to the landscape by other mean…

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Grey partridge symposium on 27 November in Velp, the Netherlands

06 November 2019

On Wednesday 27 November 2019, Vogelbescherming Nederland (BirdLife NL) will hold an exciting national partridge symposium entitled `Sowing knowledge for partridges’ at Hogeschool Van Hall Larenstein…

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Scottish Natural Heritage’s (SNH) agricultural team visit demonstration farm at Balgonie in Fife

13 November 2019

Recently our demonstration farm at Balgonie in Fife, was visited by a number of Scottish Natural Heritage’s (SNH) agricultural team, keen to see first hand our habitat work and to discuss…

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PARTRIDGE project partners discuss partridge habitat improvements in Göttingen

04 December 2019

Between 18-21 November, all PARTRIDGE project partners met for their 8th bi-annual meeting in Göttingen, Germany. The event brought together stakeholders from Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Denmar…

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Gut gelaunt trotz Nieselwetter: PARTRIDGE Blühflächen stoßen bei Landwirten und Naturschützern auf positive Resonanz

05 December 2019

Zusammen mit ihrem internationalen Projektbeirat besuchten am 21 November die Akteure von PARTRIDGE das Projektgebiet „Diemarden“. Hier haben die Landwirte vor Ort bisher über 31 Hektar Blühflächen f…

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Big turnout at national grey partridge symposium in the Netherlands

09 December 2019

Feeling the urgency to conserve our dwindling populations of grey partridges, on November 27, almost 200 people gathered at the first national symposium on grey partridges in the Netherlands. This sy…

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