Press Releases

PARTRIDGE project photo wins first place in North Sea Region Interreg photo contest

11 November 2020

The North Sea Region Interreg just ran its first photo contest, with entries from projects across the area. The competition was designed to demonstrate how useful photos can be - illustrating the ongo…

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One Species for the Many

16 October 2020

The grey partridge is an ideal farmland bioindicator species: Habitat measures targeted at grey partridges directly benefit other farmland wildlife sharing the same landscape.

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Modern farming working with nature – the PARTRIDGE project fits perfectly with the goals of the EU 2030 Biodiversity Strategy.

28 September 2020

PARTRIDGE is promoting nature-friendly, sustainable arable farming, alongside profitable farming across 10 demonstration sites in the North Sea Region.

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Combining strengths - PARTRIDGE flower mix plots perform best in comparison with other flower mix types!

16 September 2020

Wildflower or wild bird seed mixes are a conservation measure, which are widely used within agri-environment schemes (AES). In the state of Lower-Saxony (Germany) there three different types of flowe…

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Creating the ultimate grey partridge pin

10 September 2020

The GWCT PARTRIDGE project interns Lucy Robertson and Molly Crookshank, have worked together to produce a beautiful flying grey partridge enamel pin, to raise funds for the PARTRIDGE project.


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Scottish PARTRIDGE demo site taking part in novel cropping practices

02 September 2020

For a number of years, PARTRIDGE site Balgonie Estate has been working hard to establish high quality habitat on 7% of the demonstration area.  This year, the farm is taking part in some new projects…

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The PARTRIDGE project is proud to publish ‘Farming with Nature’

18 August 2020


This week, the PARTRIDGE project is proud to publish ‘Farming with Nature’.  This a beautifully illustrated book summarising how farmland biodiversity can be enhanced across Europe by applying me…

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How to make the PARTRIDGE approach mainstream?

16 July 2020

Within the PARTRIDGE project, we are convinced that we have a message to tell the world. We think that our approach to the restoration and conservation of farmland wildlife is effective and can be ado…

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Rebhuhngerechte Blühflächen übertreffen andere Blühflächentypen!

30 June 2020

In Niedersachsen gibt es drei Typen von Blühflächen/Blühstreifen: einjährige Blühflächen werden alljährlich neu bestellt, das heißt spätestens im Frühjahr wird die gesamte vorjährige Vegetation entf…

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Why Protecting Farmland Biodiversity is so Important

16 June 2020

Biodiversity is the huge variety of every plant and animal in the world, including the habitat in which they live. Our ecosystems provide us with vital services needed for survival, from the oxygen w…

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