Press Releases

Dutch PARTRIDGE team wins award!

15 January 2018

The PARTRIDGE team of the Dutch province Noord-Brabant received the Golden Medlar award at the dutch biodiversity symposium on Thursday 14 December.

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Partridge promotion at Dutch biodiversity symposium

14 December 2017

On December 8, the Dutch team took the chance to present the PARTRIDGE project at a symposium on biodiversity.

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Grey Partridges doing well at a key Scottish demonstration site

12 December 2017

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

04 December 2017

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

04 December 2017

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

29 November 2017

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

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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