Monthly Archives: April 2014

Simon’s Blog: Inaugural Bird Migration & Nature Festival at Huerta Grande

On the last weekend of March, I attended the first ever Bird Migration & Nature Festival of the Strait of Gibraltar at Huerta Grande and it was great to see friends and supporters of Conservation Grade. At the festival I was

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Dove Step – 300 miles for Turtle Doves

Operation Turtle Dove supporters Jonny Rankin and Robert Yaxley, along with their good friend Andrew Goodrick, have just completed a 300 mile walk from Lakenheath Fen in Suffolk to Saltholme RSPB Reserve in Teeside to raise awareness of the plight

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The beginning of the end……?

An introductory blog from our new Conservation Manager, Simon Tonkin, on secondment to Conservation Grade from the RSPB…. When I was just nine years old I found a beautiful bird, not tumbling over some idyllic rural scene, but in the

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New Fair to Nature Farmer of the Year Award

We know we are very fortunate to have a fantastic bunch of hard-working, like-minded farmers within the Conservation Grade membership. They all go the extra mile for the benefit of wildlife and the environment on their farms and we want

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Welcome to Jane and Simon!

We’d like to introduce you to the newest members of the Conservation Grade team, Jane Lawler and Simon Tonkin… Jane enjoys nothing more than being out in the open countryside, walking her dog along the criss-cross of footpaths around her

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