GLAS 3 Grey Partridge allows a farmer to maximize their payment within a large field and up to a potential farm maximum of €7,000 per year for 5 years See Word Document below for details: Glas 3 Conservation Of Farmland... Read more »
Mr. David Sandford from County Down received the major Agriculture award at an event in Northern Ireland. David has worked with the support of the Trust, the National Parks & Wildlife Service, Department of Arts Heritage & Gaeltacht and the... Read more »
The Department of Agriculture have just launched TRANCHE 2 of the new GLAS Agri-environmental scheme for the grey partridge.
This latest version makes it easier for farmers and or land-owners to sign-up for the scheme.
For further information, go to the links below.
Or email the Trust email@example.com
(The above documents are hosted by the Department of Agriculture)
Yet another species responds very well to conservation strategies for the grey... Read more »
This year forty-two broods of lapwing chicks and thirty-four lapwing nests with eggs were recorded on the grey partridge project area in Boora County Offaly. This is the highest number of lapwing broods ever recorded – a significant figure when... Read more »
Eabhin Byrne and Shane Sweeney on behalf of the Trust are currently surveying the study area for Lapwing nests, chicks and breeding pairs of Skylarks. Hopefully there shall lots of good news when the surveys are finished when results will... Read more »
The GWCT’s project, which is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, has worked with volunteers to plant small pockets of birch, hawthorn, rowan, alder and willow at several key sites in Weardale and Teesdale where, in time, the buds and... Read more »
Surveys of traditional lek sites across black grouse strongholds in Scotland have revealed a dramatic rise in numbers of the rare bird. The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT), which worked on the study with groups including RSPB Scotland and... Read more »
The Irish Grey Partridge Conservation Trust, Birdwatch Ireland and the National Association Regional Game Councils have called on the Minister of Agriculture Simon Coveney TD to implement the Grey Partridge Agri environment scheme as soon as possible. The Trust would... Read more »
Attempt by Natural England to ban and trapping of Hooded crows have been met by concern by the BASC.... Read more »