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Lasers and all things partridge at Scottish Game Fair 2018

05 July 2018

The GWCT recently hosted the 30th Scottish Game Fair at Scone Palace, Perthshire, in glorious sunshine. To celebrate this milestone, the theme of the fair was the grey partridge, with a focus on trend…

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Volgende generatie landbouwers steekt handen uit de mouwen voor akkervogels

04 July 2018

Een alarmerende boodschap over akkervogels weerklonk afgelopen week nog maar eens in het nieuws: de kievit slaagt er nauwelijks in om zijn jongen succesvol groot te brengen en dreigt te verdwijnen op …

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A placement year at GWCT to remember

29 June 2018

By Holly Kembrey. Since September 2017, I have taken a year out of studying for my BSc in Wildlife Conservation at Nottingham Trent University. I am currently on my placement year at the Game & Wildli…

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Next generation of Flemish farmers gain valuable experience with PARTRIDGE flower blocks

29 June 2018

An alarming message was spread throughout Flanders recently: lapwings will reach the verge of extinction very soon in Flanders and the Netherlands if we don’t provide them with high-quality habitat.

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The world through the eyes of a grey partridge chick…

25 June 2018

To a tiny grey partridge chick fresh out of the nest, farmland can either look like a bounteous, lush forest with abundant food resources and protective cover, or like a devastated, barren moonscape, …

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Dutch PARTRIDGE meeting about foxes

19 June 2018

On May 24th, 70 people gathered for a PARTRIDGE meeting in Brabant about foxes in the Netherlands. There was a variety of attendees, ranging from farmers, volunteers, hunters, ecologists to residents.…

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The challenges of growing quality conservation crops: progress with PARTRIDGE at Balgonie

18 June 2018

Balgonie estate in Fife is one of the ten demonstration sites supported by the EU North Sea Region programme, as part of the PARTRIDGE project.

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PARTRIDGE project attends local nature festival

15 June 2018

Staff from the NSR Interreg PARTRIDGE project were on-hand to inform visitors at a local nature festival in Selborne, East Hampshire, UK on the 28 May.

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NSR Interreg PARTRIDGE partners visit inspiring farmland biodiversity project in Switzerland

15 June 2018

Between 6-8 June, 24 members of the PARTRIDGE project together with farmers from the Netherlands, England and Hungary, travelled to Switzerland to learn about the Swiss agri-environmental scheme and t…

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Beetle banks – why and how to build them for farmland wildlife

23 May 2018

Beetle banks are c. 0.4m high earth banks built across the middle or alongside arable fields. They were invented in England in the early 1980s (a collaboration between GWCT and Southampton University)…

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