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 Continue reading GLAS 3 Grey Partridge News
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 Continue reading His Excellency President Michael D Higgins & his wife Sabina visit the Grey Partridge conservation project stand at the National Ploughing Championships.
The Department of Agriculture have confirmed that the third phase of GLAS will open in mid-October with the expectation that more than 50,000 farmers would be in the scheme from January 1st next. This will be the last opportunity for farmers Continue reading GLAS Grey Partridge to open again in mid-October
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. The closing date by which they have to claim their prizes is Continue reading Trust announces the winners of the Children’s Colouring Competition, which was held recently at Dublin Zoo’s Green Fest.
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 Continue reading 108 Farmers’ Sign Up For GLAS Grey Partridge Tranche 2
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.
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 Continue reading Grey Partridge Enthusiast is Wildlife Farmer of the Year
New GLAS measure promoted in the farming supplement of the Irish Independent: Full article can be read here:
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)
This is welcome news – fingers crossed, we’re all hoping for a good breeding season for Irelands wild grey partridge