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The Plight of the Curlew

The curlew is probably one of the most recognisable UK birds, certainly away from those that share our gardens.  Even if you have not been fortunate enough to encounter this wader, or even if the image of the impossibly long

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Steady through the storm

Kirsty Brannan, Farm Conservation Adviser at Oakbank Game & Conservation considers the changes coming in farm wildlife conservation and how land managers can prepare. At the time of writing, the world is rightly focused on urgent actions to minimise the

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Farming and the Clean Air Strategy 2019

Today (Monday 14th January 2019) the UK Government launched the new Clean Air Strategy 2019. The strategy sets an ambitious, long-term target to reduce people’s exposure to particulate matter (PM), which the World Health Organisation (WHO) has identified to be

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Another winning Fair to Nature farmer!

We think all our Fair to Nature farmers are winners for the amazing work they do for wildlife on their farms so it’s great when they are recognised for their achievements. The latest winner is one of our pilot farmers.

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A boost for Fair to Nature farming

The RSPB has announced the beginning of a new three year partnership with Conservation Grade, which will allow the two organisations to work together on behalf of wildlife. Conservation Grade is the accreditation body behind the Fair to Nature scheme.

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Turtle Doves on The One Show

Last night’s episode of The One Show (22.11.2016) on BBC One featured some wonderful footage of Turtle doves both here in the UK and in their African wintering grounds, as John Mallord from the RSPB’s Science team talked to Richard

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Plants are important too!

How often do you consider plants when you think about nature conservation? Endearing little mammals like hedgehogs or dormice, or perhaps the hairy bumblebee are probably the first things that spring to mind, but with the intensification of farming, many

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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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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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Why you, the British public, need to put pressure on the food industry to be ‘Fair to Nature’ and help avert a “Twelve Days of Christmas” crisis

Britain is dangerously close to losing many of its critical wildlife species. What I have to say is important. It’s not simply of consequence to animal lovers and countryside activists – it will have an impact on each and every

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