Press Releases

Behind the Scenes of a PARTRIDGE Playback Survey

10 February 2021

As a placement student working for the Interreg NSR PARTRIDGE project at the GWCT, I have had the opportunity to carry out a variety of surveys and see numerous species of wildlife in the process. How…

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Delving Deeper into the PARTRIDGE Mix

18 December 2020

Earthworms are well-known for their role in making up a healthy ecosystem. Primarily, they recycle nutrients back into the soil by feeding on plant debris, and aid in essential processes such as deco…

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The important work taking place at PARTRIDGE Demonstration Farms

01 December 2020

Due to the Covid-19 epidemic we were unfortunately unable to run any farm walks during 2020.  However, we were keen to show you some of the measures the farm has implemented for farmland wildlife and…

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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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