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Top Tips for applying to the Scottish Agri-Environment Climate Scheme
15 days ago
Guest blog by Anna Brand, Land Use Policy Officer, RSPB Scotland The Agri-environment Climate Scheme (or AECS) began accepting applications for its 2018 round on January 17th. The scheme compensates and/or incentivises farmers and crofters for managing...
The Cirl Bunting Conservation Project
24 days ago
Guest blog by Cirl Bunting Project Manager Cath Jeffs My first encounter with cirl buntings was as a student studying Conservation Management in the 1980s. A group of us were on a birding trip and heading to Penzance. We took a detour to Prawle Point...
The twite aren’t alright
29 days ago
England Twite Recovery Project Officer Katie Aspin talks about how the RSPB is working with farmers in the South Pennines to reverse the fortunes of twite. Twite are hardy seed eating finches that live in remote upland and coastal areas, mainly in...
Science at Hope Farm: making a difference for bees - guest blog by Sophie Chaudhari
1 month ago
I am a BA Zoology third year undergraduate student at Anglia Ruskin University, with a keen interest in understanding how organisms interact within their environment. During the summer of 2017, I conducted a study to find out how bees are effected...
From the field: wader update from the Upper Thames
2 months ago
Every July I swear I won’t do it again. I’m tired after squeezing fieldwork into every possible hour for the last four months. I’m covered in itchy insect bites. And I’ve worn a hole in yet another pair of boots. I’m definitely...
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