Conservation & Ecology (page 1)

Daddy longlegs increase

Scotland is set to see a bumper year for jenny and daddy longlegs after millions of the grubs that develop into the crane flies were found underground

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Impressive line up ...

The Amenity Forum has recently opened for booking for its popular annual conference and exhibition. In 2018 it will be held once again at the Pirelli Stadium,...

in Conservation & Ecology - 1 week, 4 days ago

91% want farmers paid

Ninety-one percent of the UK public want the government to pay farmers to protect nature, with 85 percent believing there is less wildlife in the country...

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Biosecurity and Brexit

UK imports of live plants have increased by 71% since 1999. There are now more than 1,000 pests and diseases on the UK plant health risk register

in Conservation & Ecology - 2 weeks, 3 days ago

Near total neonics ban

Member states have voted in favour of an almost complete ban on the use of neonicotinoid insecticides across the EU

in Conservation & Ecology - 3 weeks, 4 days ago

Health warning for London

An outbreak of toxic caterpillars that can cause asthma attacks, vomiting and skin rashes has descended on London, officials have warned

in Conservation & Ecology - 3 weeks, 5 days ago

Eradication not possible!

The world's largest field trial on the control of Japanese Knotweed, conducted in Wales, has found that eradicating the plant is not possible

in Conservation & Ecology - 4 weeks ago

SNH mass raven cull

To the utter disbelief of conservationists, statutory conservation agency Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has issued a licence authorising the mass killing...

in Conservation & Ecology - 1 month ago

7th worst year on record

Annual monitoring shows many native species suffered further falls, and two declining species had their worst seasons on record

in Conservation & Ecology - on 22/4/18

Benefits of soil biology

Rethinking course maintenance at Harpenden Common Golf Club to focus on soil biology has reaped rewards on the course and in the clubhouse

in Conservation & Ecology - on 20/4/18

Climate change and birds

Along with modern farming methods, climate change is widely cited as one of the most significant threats to the world’s biodiversity, and one that is...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 18/4/18

Microplastics found ...

Tiny fragments of plastic could make their way from waste treatment plants into the food chain, say scientists

in Conservation & Ecology - on 17/4/18

EU environmental clause

The EU’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, has warned that Brussels will not rely on Michael Gove’s pledges over the environment but instead insist...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 15/4/18

GEO Certification awarded

Minchinhampton Golf Club has long shown an active commitment to providing positive environmental and social value. This commitment has now gained international...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 1/4/18

The Rugby League Bird

At Wigan Golf Club, there has been a long history of sustaining on-site wildlife, and the grounds were recently flagged as a potential stronghold for one...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 28/3/18

Total neonics ban likely

Analysis from EU’s scientific risk assessors finds neonicotinoids pose a serious danger to all bees, making total field ban highly likely

in Conservation & Ecology - on 15/3/18

Masterline ‘Colour Boost’

New for 2018 from the Masterline range are 3 exciting new ‘Colour Boost’ flower mixture formulations designed to create enhanced, attractive amenity...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 5/3/18

Small mammals

When discussing the UK’s small mammals, it is difficult to know where to stop but, for the purposes of this article, I will concentrate on voles, mice...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 23/2/18