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Simon’s Blog: Bring in the new

Have you noticed something different recently? Days are longer certainly, but anything else? I have and it is rather magnificent! A promise of return has been fulfilled and our glorious summer migrants are arriving on mass, you may have noticed

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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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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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How your urgent help can save the Turtle Dove

  Before the 1970s the gentle purr of the Turtle Dove was a frequent harmony warmly welcomed in the summer months, but since then numbers have rapidly declined with figures descending to an all time low. Research from 2013, gathered

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Fair To Nature Conservation Calendar

Introducing our new #FairToNature Conservation Calendar! We hope this inspires you to find out more about the amazing nature right on your doorstep and surrounding areas. Packed with hints, tips and things to look out for each month, there’s also

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#FairtoNature – Seedball giveaway competition

[Update – This competition has now ended and Susan Jarrett is the lucky winner – Like us on Facebook so you don’t miss out on future competitions from Conservation Grade!] All Conservation Grade farmers are required to grow areas of

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