Press Releases

PARTRIDGE partners meet at Loddington with farmers from Europe

23 November 2017

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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Habitat improvements result in more insects

31 October 2017

Good for birds and farmers

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PARTRIDGE Farm Walk at Balgonie Estate

10 October 2017

Join the members of the project team as they guide you round Balgonie Estate, one of the 10 key demonstration sites of the Interreg PARTRIDGE project.

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Scottish Government advisor visits key PARTRIDGE demonstration site

20 September 2017

Whitburgh Farms recently hosted Professor Russel Griggs, Chair of the Scottish Government’s Regulatory Review Group and recently appointed to oversee the review of Scotland’s Greening measures. This w…

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Danish Environment Minister pays special visit to GWCT-run demonstration farm

18 September 2017

Members from the Danish parliament visited one of the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust’s demonstration farms to find out about a crucial conservation project.

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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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