Conservation & Ecology (page 1)

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

It was 50 years ago today

In the nearly fifty years since The Beatles called it a day, the UK has lost over fifty percent of its biodiversity, whilst the populations of birds,...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 29/8/18

Neptune Rake clears ponds

Neptune Rake is a lightweight, yet very robust tool for cropping emergent pond weed and dredging detritus from lake beds. It is light enough to carry by...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 31/7/18

Gullane receives accolade

As the players and spectators set out across Gullane Golf Club last week for the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open, they stepped onto a course...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 28/7/18

White, green and read

EGO launches new whitepaper: lithium-ion battery versus petrol powered outdoor equipment

in Conservation & Ecology - on 26/7/18

Colour Splash wows

Lee Bishop, Course Manager at Burnham Beeches Golf Club in South Buckinghamshire, has said that Limagrain UK’s range of Colour Splash flower mixtures...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 21/7/18

The threat of resistance

The ability to control weeds on and around sportsfields, facility grounds and ornamental areas using herbicides is easily taken for granted. But, what...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 20/7/18