Press Releases

Scottish Natural Heritage’s (SNH) agricultural team visit demonstration farm at Balgonie in Fife

13 November 2019

Recently our demonstration farm at Balgonie in Fife, was visited by a number of Scottish Natural Heritage’s (SNH) agricultural team, keen to see first hand our habitat work and to discuss…

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Grey partridge symposium on 27 November in Velp, the Netherlands

06 November 2019

On Wednesday 27 November 2019, Vogelbescherming Nederland (BirdLife NL) will hold an exciting national partridge symposium entitled `Sowing knowledge for partridges’ at Hogeschool Van Hall Larenstein…

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How partridges can bring an array of colour to our farmlands

26 September 2019

For good reasons, partridges are well camouflaged and are not one of the more flamboyant birds to be found on farmland. Never the less, they can bring an array of colour to the landscape by other mean…

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Veldbezoek PARTRIDGE inspireert Brusselse politici

30 July 2019

Onlangs bezocht een grote delegatie van het Europees Parlement het PARTRIDGE project. Het project beoogt de natuurlijke rijkdom van het landelijke gebied te vergroten en zo patrijzen weer een toekomst…

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PARTRIDGE inspires European politicians during a farm walk

30 July 2019

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A sizable delegation from the European Parliament recently visited the PARTRIDGE project in the Netherlands. PARTRIDGE aims to increase the natural resources …

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Funding boost for vital grey partridge project

20 June 2019

A EUROPEAN project that strives to increase the grey partridge population through high levels of biodiversity has received a three-year extension.

PARTRIDGE (Protecting the Area’s Resources Through…

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Head of Interreg PARTRIDGE Dr Francis Buner provides some useful tips on how to safeguard wild grey partridges and other gamebirds during periods of torrential rain

19 June 2019

HAVING around three months of rain fall in a matter of days could have severe effects on nesting wild gamebirds such as the grey partridge.

These conditions can particularly affect the survival of …

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How the NSR PARTRIDGE project is influencing agri-environment policy making in Flanders, Belgium - Frank Stubbe from the Flemish Land Agency (VLM) explains

11 June 2019

On 6th June, a delegation of VLM staff (Flemish Land Agency) visited the PARTRIDGE demo area of Ramskapelle in Belgium. The group consisted of the key people responsible for policy preparing (CAP, Pil…

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First Scottish farmer cluster visits PARTRIDGE demo site

03 May 2019


On a sunny but windy day in April, a group of farmers visited the Interreg North-sea region PARTRIDGE demonstration site, Balgonie.  Along with Fiona Torrance, PARTRIDGE research assistant, the g…

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