Conservation & Ecology (page 1)

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Planting an orchard

With the move towards sustainability, wildlife encouragement and protection and membership enhancement, how many have considered planting an orchard? As...

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Tree planting rise urgent

Significant rises in tree planting in the UK "need to happen quickly" if other targets to cut carbon are not met, government advisers have warned

in Conservation & Ecology - 2 weeks, 3 days ago

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3G threat from EU

The planned EU ban on microplastics also affects artificial grass pitches. Federal Interior Minister Horst Seehofer wants to reach a transitional...

in Conservation & Ecology - 2 weeks, 6 days ago

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New OPM measures

Strengthened measures on the import of most species of oak into England were introduced to protect native trees from the threat of the tree pest Oak Processionary...

in Conservation & Ecology - 3 weeks, 4 days ago

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Blooming verges

A long-running campaign encouraging councils to let neatly-mown grass verges become mini meadows where wildflowers and wildlife can flourish appears to...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 4/7/19

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Scrape out a future

Corhampton Golf Club in Hampshire won this year’s prestigious Syngenta Operation Pollinator Award, presented at BTME. However, its work in pioneering...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 3/7/19

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BPF respond to the BBC

The BBC’s War on Plastic programme highlighted many important issues and clearly tapped into the concerns of a lot of people. Addressing many of these...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 2/7/19

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How to - wildflowers

Andew Laing, Course Manager at Gaudet Luce Golf & Leisure Complex gives us his tips on how best to establish a wildflower area whilst improving the visual...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 22/6/19

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World Environment Day 19

Today is World Environment Day, and you can learn how golf is playing its part to beat air pollution through natural solutions to environmental...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 5/6/19

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DLF Wildflower delivers

Scrub areas at Cheltenham’s Lilley Brook Golf Club have been rejuvenated thanks to wildflower mixtures from DLF Seeds. In a quest to improve the visual...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 20/5/19

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Tree of the Year 2019

The Woodland Trust is searching for the most loved, visually stunning tree, with the most fascinating story, for Tree of the Year 2019

in Conservation & Ecology - on 20/5/19

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Ash dieback's £15b cost

A team of researchers from the University of Oxford, Fera Science, Sylva Foundation and the Woodland Trust has calculated the true economic cost of ash...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 17/5/19

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A bug's death!

Alex Sobel MP hosted a House of Commons debate recently about insect declines, sparked by the recent global review of insect declines authored by Sanchez-Bayo...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 16/5/19

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Seven-mile 'bee corridor'

A seven-mile “bee corridor” of vibrant wildflowers is being planted to encourage the insect’s population in London. The pathway for bees will be...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 7/5/19

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Finding ways to be green

In these darkly surreal times, sport sometimes seems to have the answer. Not for sanity, too late indeed, but for tiny moments of bliss. In a recent Sportblog,...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 5/5/19

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Cater-killer threat!

A plague of toxic caterpillars which cause painful rashes and can threaten the lives of asthma sufferers has struck Milton Keynes

in Conservation & Ecology - on 28/4/19

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Facing competition

Despite breeding and reintroduction programmes, the UK’s birds of prey still face threats from unscrupulous individuals and syndicates out for personal...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 26/4/19

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The Solheim Cup 2019

Pinnacle of women’s golf launches sustainability plan to address climate and conserve biodiversity

in Conservation & Ecology - on 25/4/19