Conservation & Ecology (page 1)

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2021 GEA winners

The STRI are pleased to announce the winners of the Golf Environment Awards 2021 which were announced on Wednesday 16 December during their first ever...

in Conservation & Ecology - 1 week, 2 days ago

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ClearWater Investment

It’s great that, following the temporary closures of so many sporting facilities due to Covid-19, ClearWater has seen an unprecedented number of enquiries...

in Conservation & Ecology - 2 weeks, 5 days ago

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New £4m tree fund

The government has unveiled a cash boost of nearly £4m to reach its target of 30,000 hectares of new trees per year by 2025

in Conservation & Ecology - 4 weeks, 2 days ago

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FairWays' grant cycle

After Aquatrols founded The FairWays Foundation in January 2019, the global not-for-profit has completed its first grant cycle this summer, with successful...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 24/11/20

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Biodegradable tree guards

A new range of biodegradable guards are now available, helping to reduce the environmental impact of planting new whips and improving landscape...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 16/11/20

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BIGGA join the GEA judges

Once per year, a group of really talented ecologists from the STRI hold a competition called the Golf Environment Awards.

in Conservation & Ecology - on 15/11/20

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Sherborne GC starlings

Under the guidance of Agrovista Amenity, Sherborne Golf Club is currently embarking on an integrated pest management plan (IPM) to control a leatherjacket...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 12/11/20

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BIGGA teams with RSPB

The British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association has established a formal relationship with the RSPB and The R&A’s partnership that will see...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 11/11/20

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The GEA 2021 Finalists

Well, what a year it has been! As we announced that entries were open for this year’s awards we never expected such an influx of impeccably high quality...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 2/11/20

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3G Pitches: Health Crisis

Almost three years ago I was enjoying my retirement, making lots of happy memories with my grandchildren. Then I found out that our council wanted to build...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 24/10/20

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Sustainable Golf Champion

Following a highly successful career as a professional golfer, Suzann Pettersen has established a new collaboration with the non-profit GEO Foundation,...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 18/10/20

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Warley Woods reaching out

A West Midlands historic landscape is gaining national recognition as a community trust reaching out to secure vital funding, including the help of a national...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 3/10/20

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DLF Wildflower success

A wildflower meadow at the heart of a brand-new retirement village in Alcester has been praised for its outstanding, long-lasting visual impact

in Conservation & Ecology - on 21/9/20

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Gastronomy to agronomy

The R&A has awarded the Singapore club a Golf Sustainability Fund Grant that will further boost its environmental credentials

in Conservation & Ecology - on 16/9/20

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Ramsdale Park award

Ramsdale Park Golf Centre has successfully achieved Golf Environment Organisation Certified status for the next five years

in Conservation & Ecology - on 12/9/20

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Great Field project

The Great Field, at some 12 ha, is the largest area of green space in Poundbury and work began on it in 2014, with the building of sports pitches, outdoor...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 7/9/20

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Otterbine; Southmere Lake

The installation of an Otterbine Giant Fountain by The Fountain Workshop Limited has marked an important step in the regeneration of Southmere Lake housing...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 27/8/20

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Sustainable golf future

Across sport and society, COVID-19 has thrown up a variety of new and significant challenges. For golf, this has ranged from essential-only maintenance...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 24/8/20

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EPG joins STRI Group

STRI Group has completed the acquisition of leading geo-environmental engineering and design consultancy EPG.

in Conservation & Ecology - on 22/8/20

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Dead wood is dead good

There’s a saying amongst ecologists and entomologists that ‘dead wood is dead good’, which refers to the importance to wildlife placed on seemingly...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 21/8/20