Press Releases

Launch of the PARTRIDGE PROJECT in Belgium

08 September 2017

The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT)-led PARTRIDGE Project was officially launched at one of its two Belgian sites on 31st August.

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First results from PARTRIDGE project

05 September 2017

PARTRIDGE started in the end of 2016. The goal of the four year (2017-2020) project is to demonstrate that modern agriculture and biodiversity go hand in hand. At least 7% optimal habitat will be crea…

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Hunters provide extra partridge habitat at PARTRIDGE demonstration site Ramskapelle in Belgium

02 August 2017

The polders of Ramskapelle is one of the two Belgium project areas in the North Sea Region interreg project PARTRIDGE.

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PARTRIDGE project introduced to cereal farmers at Balgonie Estate

24 July 2017

On a dull, humid day earlier this month, around 50 farmers visited Balgonie Estates in Scotland, one of the PARTRIDGE project’s demonstration sites.

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New PARTRIDGE crops are growing in Scotland

20 July 2017

The PARTRIDGE project, part-funded by the EU North Sea Region Development Fund, which GWCT is running with many partners across northern Europe, is now well underway.

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VIDEO: Beetle Banks in the Netherlands

12 July 2017

Dutch NSR PARTRIDGE project partner Brabants Landschap have released an excellent short video clip about the establishment and use of beetle banks and wild flower mixes as part of a ground breaking in…

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First chicks hatch in Interreg PARTRIDGE project

29 June 2017

Brabants Landschap, Landscape Management Foundation Zeeland, Zeeuws Landschap and Vogelbescherming in the Netherlands launched a major cross-border protection project in October 2016 to save the partr…

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Dutch PARTRIDGE demonstration site welcomes first visitors

08 June 2017

This April and May the first public excursions were held at the Dutch PARTRIDGE demonstration site at Burgh-Sluis where several people from inside and outside the area participated.

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Big turnout for demonstration walk at Rotherfield

17 May 2017

A group of 25 people enjoyed a tour around Rotherfield Farm Estate - one of the demonstration projects run by GWCT - on Wednesday, May 3.

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New feeding regime started at PARTRIDGE demo site in Scotland

15 May 2017

The GWCT is leading an exciting new project called PARTRIDGE, part-funded by EU’s North Sea Region Interreg programme, aiming to show how best to restore farmland wildlife based on tailored management…

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