Magazine - Conservation & Ecology
3 days ago - Conservation & Ecology - Alan Spedding
Effective weed control is vital for a safe and healthy environment and for maintaining amenity areas fit for purpose and use says John Moverley
European or Red Fox - Victims or vermin?
1 week ago - Conservation & Ecology - Peter Britton - Issue 68 - August / September 2016
What is it about the fox that splits opinion? Are they cute or cunning; deceitful or adorable; victim or vermin? Peter Britton delves into the lifestyle of the European or Red Fox to discover more about ‘Sly Old Reynardine’
2 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - Rachel Fairfield
Tillers Turf have launched two new products to their ever expanding turf portfolio
2 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - David Mears
Highspeed Group is proud to have been awarded the contract to supply and install a ClearWater washpad water recycling system to a golf club wishing to install a new wash facility located within a Scheduled Ancient Monument site
2 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - Dr Mark Eaton
Dr Mark Eaton, Principal Conservation Scientist, RSPB Centre for Conservation Science and co-author of the State of Nature 2016 report
Moths - The forgotten insect?
3 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - Steve Thompson - Issue 68 - August / September 2016
When you’re looking around the golf course or sports ground for local wildlife, it’s easy to spot the obvious or common species, such as birds; maybe a blackbird singing on a nearby tree, a woodpigeon flying over; butterflies in the summer months, such as Peacock or Red Admiral or, if you have water nearby, you might see a dragonfly.
4 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - External source
Butterflies have joined the ranks of honeybees, bumblebees, moths and other insects that may be feeling the effects of the controversial neonicitinoid insecticides
3 Sep 2016 - Conservation & Ecology - Kim Megson
Chelsea FC’s plans to build one of the largest stadiums in England have hit a stumbling block – the local population of endangered bats!
Local Authorities - Has the paradigm shifted?
2 Sep 2016 - Conservation & Ecology - Bernard Sheridan - Issue 68 - August / September 2016
In his previous article, green space specialist, Bernard Sheridan, called for local authorities and land owners to seriously consider having ‘no-mow’ targets similar to recycling targets. In what looks like a great example of convergent thinking, he cites two borough councils at both ends of England that have done just that, and with stunning results
31 Aug 2016 - Conservation & Ecology - Tom Marshall
Scientists are developing a new way to track the origins of phosphorus pollution in our rivers and understand how it behaves once it gets there
29 Aug 2016 - 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
25 Aug 2016 - Conservation & Ecology - James Hennigan
Senior figures from the Japanese knotweed remediation industry have called for greater transparency as the UK enters "epidemic" risk levels
American Mink - Tales of the riverbank
22 Aug 2016 - 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
19 Aug 2016 - 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
17 Aug 2016 - 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
17 Aug 2016 - 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
Hybrid power - it's here to stay
17 Aug 2016 - 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
14 Aug 2016 - 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
13 Aug 2016 - Conservation & Ecology - External source
Scottish greenkeepers are giving the UK’s smallest butterfly the ideal space to spread its wings
11 Aug 2016 - Conservation & Ecology - Sophie Colquhoun
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