Trust Lapwing chick survival study reveals some interesting results

April 26, 2016 0 Comment

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 […]

108 Farmers’ Sign Up For GLAS Grey Partridge Tranche 2

February 17, 2016 0 Comment

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 […]

Demonstration of GLAS Grey Partridge

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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.  

Grey Partridge Enthusiast is Wildlife Farmer of the Year

November 3, 2015 0 Comment

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 & […]

New GLAS measure promoted in the farming supplement of the Irish Independent

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New GLAS measure promoted in the farming supplement of the Irish Independent:                 Full article can be read here:

GLAS Grey Partridge – Trache 2 Announced

October 29, 2015 0 Comment

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 […]

Trust completes their lapwing research study

October 28, 2015 0 Comment

In just two breeding seasons, forty-one Lapwing chicks, from forty-one separate broods have been radio-tracked in the grey partridge conservation project area.   This objective of our research was to identify […]

Lapwing Radio Tracking Fieldwork

June 29, 2015 0 Comment

Some pictures from lapwing radio tracking fieldwork.

Lapwing chicks from 34 separate broods have been fitted with radio-tags

June 24, 2015 0 Comment

Research carried out by the Trust is gathering data on Lapwing chick survival and the causes of mortality. Interestingly this research is been carried out on NPWS lands not managed for breeding lapwing. They’ve […]

A Hare enjoying the warm weather in Boora.

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Yet another species responds very well to conservation strategies for the grey partridge!