Conservation & Ecology (page 1)

Put wildlife first

Hampshire is one of the most important counties in the UK for some of our rarer breeding bird, reptile and plant species but our wildlife is under pressure...

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RSPB Birdwatch results

The latest results from the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch have revealed a mixed picture for the UK’s garden birdlife with 15 of the top 20 species returning...

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Insects are disappearing

If you live in the United Kingdom, you may have noticed that wild bees and other insects seem less in evidence these days than they used to be. You are...

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Climate Emergency In UK

Campaigners say UK will miss almost all of its 2020 nature targets and young people want change.

in Conservation & Ecology - 2 weeks, 1 day ago

Courses can save bees

The Herald Scotland recently published the following article discussing the conservation and ecological work being undertaken at golf courses across the...

in Conservation & Ecology - 2 weeks, 2 days ago

Surveying your trees

In the present climate of litigation, many clubs are now afraid of the words health and safety. However, with a common sense approach to surveying your...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 8/3/19

Pheasants heritage

Old age provides few consolations, but that my loyal Labrador cross Collie, Sidbury, is becoming increasingly deaf has made one aspect of our winter walks...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 21/1/19

Blyth Star protect course

A mental health charity has helped to create an environmentally-friendly flood defence to protect a Northumberland golf course.

in Conservation & Ecology - on 23/12/18

World’s biggest bunker

This is the moment part of an Angus golf course turned into the world’s biggest bunker during “biblical’ weather conditions.

in Conservation & Ecology - on 18/12/18

Tree planting must double

Government advisers call for radical changes, including turning farmland into forests.

in Conservation & Ecology - on 2/12/18

2019 GEA Finalists

The finalists for the 2019 Golf Environment Awards (GEAs), recognising golf clubs and individuals that strive to undertake environmental best practice,...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 14/11/18

Bassett’s allsorts!

The multitasking that’s name of the game at Wakehurst, Kew’s southern stronghold, still allows the grounds management team to enjoy their favourite...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 13/10/18

Packham's manifesto

An end to seal and grouse shooting, dog-free nature reserves and a tax on pesticides are among the proposals being released as part of a “people’s...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 19/9/18

What goes down must go up

Water is one of the most valuable resources for course managers to utilise on their golf course. Be it removal through drainage or addition by irrigation,...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 17/9/18

Rob talks flower meadows

The rediscovery of a folly, nine new flower meadows and the demands of a tropical heatwave. Rob Peers, head greenkeeper at Hever Castle Golf Club talks...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 15/9/18

University’s challenge

Bath Spa University’s main campus is a safe-haven for perhaps the UK’s most treasured and iconic amphibian group: the smooth, palmate and great crested...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 14/9/18

First carbon neutral club

The club which is powered by renewable energy and serves vegan food to players, staff and fans has received a prestigious United Nations...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 2/9/18

Nectar Network R&A boost

Work to create a network of nectar-rich habitats along the Ayrshire coast has taken a step forward thanks to funding from The R&A.

in Conservation & Ecology - on 31/8/18