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STRIResearch2016 Book now for STRI Research 2016
2 days ago - Conservation & Ecology - Helen Waite
STRI (Sports Turf Research Institute) is inviting turfcare professionals to join them at their Yorkshire research centre on 21st and 22nd September for Research 2106
JapaneseKnotweed2 Misinformation is as big risk as knotweed itself says plant expert
6 days ago - Conservation & Ecology - James Hennigan
Senior figures from the Japanese knotweed remediation industry have called for greater transparency as the UK enters "epidemic" risk levels

Mink Wiki American Mink - Tales of the riverbank
1 week ago - Conservation & Ecology - Peter Britton - Issue 67 - June / July 2016
Non-native, invasive and capable of devastating the local fauna, the American mink has been blamed for decimating the UK water vole population. Regarded as the number one enemy on all waterways, it is believed that the only way to save ‘Ratty’ and many other indigenous species is to wipe out this aggressive and indiscriminate predator

WSU student separating beebread from wax comb web Study: Neonicotinoid pesticides pose low risk to honey bees
2 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - External source
While neonicotinoid pesticides can harm honey bees, a new study by Washington State University researchers shows that the substances pose little risk to bees in real-world settings
PesticideReport2 Pesticides in the UK: The 2015 report on the impacts and sustainable use of pesticides
2 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - HSE
'Pesticides in the UK: The 2015 report on the impacts and sustainable use of pesticides' is available to download as an interactive PDF
Lena Crowe beekeeper landscape WEB Heaton Park buzzing thanks to un-bee-lievable hat-trick of Green Flag awards
2 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - External source
The Queen Bee of Manchester’s parks has been crowned with three Green Flag awards for 2016 – including a special community award handed to a century-old beekeeping club which is based at the park

Tier 4F engine Hybrid power - it's here to stay
2 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - Richard Comely - Issue 67 - June / July 2016
Richard Comely is Director, International Product Development at Ransomes Jacobsen, looks at hybrid power systems and how they are used in today’s modern turf maintenance equipment

Bees Pixabay The Crop Protection Association has funded the development of a new "Bee Connected" tool
2 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - External source
The Crop Protection Association has funded the development of a new "Bee Connected" tool that lets spray operators alert local beekeepers about planned insecticide applications
SmallBlue Greenkeepers keep tiny butterflies in air
2 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - External source
Scottish greenkeepers are giving the UK’s smallest butterfly the ideal space to spread its wings
KnotweedExperts2 New Service Tackles the Torments of Japanese Knotweed Infestation
3 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - Sophie Colquhoun
The Knotweed Experts are PCA accredited contractors (Property Care Association). They are fully qualified in Japanese Knotweed control and complete removal. They provide domestic solutions to property owners, homeowners and landowners.
Carin Koch Simon Elsworth Syngenta partners with CMAE to ‘Unlock Golf’s True Potential’
3 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - Mark Sanderson
Syngenta will continue to support golf club managers as part of a renewed two-year partnership with the Club Managers Association of Europe (CMAE)
A first class self install by the team at Northenden GC Washpad water recycling becomes more affordable
3 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - David Mears
Highspeed Group has just made legal compliance that much easier and certainly less expensive with their latest promotion celebrating ClearWater’s 14th year!
Buzzard RSPB react to Natural England issuing license to control up to 10 buzzards
4 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - Martin Harper RSPB
The thorny issue of licenses for buzzard control reappeared when Natural England issued a licence permitting the control of up to 10 buzzards to “prevent serious damage to young pheasants”
Beehives Queen Leading insecticide cuts bee sperm by almost 40%, study shows
4 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - External source
Discovery provides possible explanation for increasing deaths of honeybees in recent years, according to scientists

Highfield&Brookham Profihopper Highfield & Brookham Schools - Hunter gatherer!
22 Jul 2016 - Conservation & Ecology - Peter Britton - Issue 67 - June / July 2016
Jason Hunter, Head Groundsman at Highfield and Brookham Schools explains why he made the decision to take on a challenging new role and how the two schools are now benefitting from his experience

DecemberFloods CCC Report: Climate change poses threats to the UK’s natural environment
19 Jul 2016 - Conservation & Ecology - External source
A major climate report has shown that more needs to be done to tackle climate change and protect the natural environment in Britain, which is already feeling the effects of climate change

GreenWoodpecker Birds and birdsong - ‘Ring’ the changes!
18 Jul 2016 - Conservation & Ecology - Steve Thompson - Issue 67 - June / July 2016
John O’Gaunt greenkeeper and ecologist, Steve Thompson, suggests that a world without birdsong would be a duller place. In this article, he offers a few ideas to help you make a difference

BlythSpartans Blyth Spartans splash out on new water storage
16 Jul 2016 - Conservation & Ecology - External source
The Evo Stik Northern Premier League side has just completed phase two of its water harvesting scheme at their Croft Park ground
CumbriaFloods CLA welcomes flood paper but cautions more detail needed
13 Jul 2016 - Conservation & Ecology - External source
The CLA (Country Land and Business Association Ltd) in the North has welcomed a new government plan to reduce flooding in Cumbria but cautioned more detail is needed, specifically around how measures will be funded
KingsleyReserve Natural England is set to double its number of apprentices
9 Jul 2016 - Conservation & Ecology - Natural England
Increased apprenticeship opportunities set to inspire more people to take up a career in the environmental sector

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