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 »
There was successful meeting of various interested groups (including NPWS) under the aegis of the Red Grouse Species Action last Saturday in Mullingar. To download the Red Grouse Species Action Plan go to this link below: https://www.npws.ie/sites/default/files/publications/pdf/2013_RedGrouse_SAP.pdf... Read more »
It all started in 1995 when as Minister for Arts Heritage & Gaeltacht, Michael D Higgins introduced legislation to legally protect Ireland’s native grey partridge. 21 years later, as President of Ireland he re-visits the NPWS – Irish Grey Partridge Conservation Trust... Read more »
The winners of our Children’s Colouring Competition, which was held recently at Dublin Zoo’s Green Fest have been announced. For the winners to claim their prize, they can contact email@example.com. The closing date by which they have to claim their prizes is ... Read more »
This article appears in the Irish Examiner dated Friday, April 29, 2016. The original full article can be read here: http://www.irishexaminer.com/lifestyle/outdoors/richard-collins/the-survival-rate-of-lapwing-chicks-is-alarmingly-low-394777.html A farmer, walking his fields at this time of year, might come upon a clutch of four little eggs, their... Read more »
Large numbers of hatched chicks do not necessarily equate to a large number of fledged young During this study the breeding productivity of lapwings in Boora was sufficient to offset chick mortality and annual adult mortality and hence to grow... Read more »
108 farmers’ sign up for GLAS grey partridge Tranche 2 – an economic boost for the farmers and an ecological Boon for other farmland birds. The latest figures from the Department of Agriculture indicate that 108 farmers have committed to... Read more »
To see what it looks like – a demonstration of the GLAS grey partridge measure is on display at the NPWS grey partridge conservation project in Boora, Co. Offaly.... Read more »
New GLAS measure promoted in the farming supplement of the Irish Independent: Full article can be read... 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
(The above documents are hosted by the Department of Agriculture)