Monthly Archives: February 2012

Natural England and Conservation Grade to collaborate to benefit farmland biodiversity

Yesterday Natural England and Conservation Grade signed an agreement that launches a working relationship that will benefit farmland biodiversity in England. Both organisations will be able to share information and expertise to encourage the creation of wildlife habitats on farms. Natural

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CG farmer Mark Tufnell is presented with the inaugural CG Barn Owl Award by Professor David Bellamy OBE

Yesterday we were in the rolling countryside of Gloucestershire on a farm which has been farmed to Conservation Grade standards for the past 25 years. Farmer Mark Tufnell is taking part in the CG Barn Owl Project (see www.naturefriendlyowls.org for

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Martin Harper endorses nature friendly food

Conservation Grade farming is all about putting wildlife habitats back onto farmland and enabling farmers to maintain these vital areas, thereby stemming the decline in numbers of many of our farmland species. Brands such as Allison Bread, Allinson Flour, Steve’s

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New Jordans TV ads

The new Jordans TV ads got their first airing this evening. The hedgerow wildlife are the stars of the show and are worried about their hedgerow homes disappearing. But the wise old Barn Owl reassures them that they are on

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CG Barn Owl Project website

Have you visited www.naturefriendlyowls.org yet? It’s our new website about the CG Barn Owl Project.

A promising 1st year for the CG Barn Owl Project

If you regularly watch BBC Breakfast (BBC 1) you would have seen the beautiful Barn Owls, Tulu and Rosie. Tulu (who lives at Pensthorpe Nature Reserve in Norfolk) and Rosie (kindly loaned to us by Norfolk Falconry) were the stars of

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