Conservation & Ecology (page 2)

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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

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Thames Water appeal

With warm weather anticipated for the weekend and beyond, Thames Water has appealed to golf clubs in BB&O to reduce the amount of mains water they use,...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 7/8/20

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2040 water shortage?

Some parts of England will run out of water within the next 20 years unless "urgent action" is taken reports BBC's Environment Correspondent Claire...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 26/7/20

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Calls for reduction!

Environmentalists are calling for the UK government to match the European Union in reducing pesticide use by 50 percent by 2030

in Conservation & Ecology - on 24/7/20

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Most Brits unaware

A nationwide survey of 2,000 British adults has revealed a paradox that 77 percent believe the UK is a ‘wet and rainy country’, but in reality our...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 9/7/20

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Diffusing the situation

May was the sunniest calendar month on record and with the way things are going it may well not hold that title for long! So, this year more than any other...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 6/7/20

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Rare orchid flower blooms

Orchids, including the rare green winged orchid, were able to grow on parts of the course during lockdown

in Conservation & Ecology - on 25/6/20

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Ecology project St Enodoc

St Enodoc Golf Club in north Cornwall has embarked on a five-year ecological management plan to return both its championship Church Course and Holywell...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 20/6/20

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Winning on the course

Banchory Golf Club, on Deeside in Scotland, won the Syngenta Operation Pollinator Award at the Golf Environment Awards, presented at BTME 2020. Course...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 15/6/20

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Conservation post Covid

With reduced staff on golf courses, is golf course conservation a luxury that we can no longer afford or, with less resources available, is now a better...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 11/6/20

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World Environment Day

Today marks the UN’s World Environment Day. Last year, GEO Foundation focused on how golf courses could play an important role in Beating Air...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 5/6/20

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USGA joins UNSCA

As part of its mission to champion and advance the game of golf and to actively engage in the sustainability effort across the sports landscape, the USGA...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 14/5/20

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Nominations open for GEA

Golf clubs and greenkeepers around Europe are invited to apply for the Golf Environment Awards 2021

in Conservation & Ecology - on 11/5/20

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Hive of activity

More than 150,000 bees are set for a new home on the rooftop of the new showpiece Student Centre project currently under way as part of the University...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 27/4/20

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Covid boost for UK's bees

Populations could recover as verges are left uncut, setting what conservationists hope will be a long-term trend

in Conservation & Ecology - on 21/4/20

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Freshly-baked bread!

Berkhamsted Golf Club has been recognised as one of the UK’s most sustainable and environmentally-responsible golf clubs by achieving GEO Certified...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 19/4/20