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December 2020

Cheshire Grassland Society Meeting

December 10, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The speaker is Ian Norbury, whose farm the Society were due to visit for our Spring Farm Walk this year before it was unfortunately cancelled due to Covid. ‘Using data and technology to increase long-term resilience’ After taking a break from the family farm for a career in construction, Ian returned to farming to concentrate on making the business more resilient and reducing costs for the future. He currently runs 120 suckler cows, taking all followers through to finishing. He…

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January 2021

Biodiversity of Grassland – Webinar 1

January 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

The science: what is the state of grassland biodiversity and how might it be increased? Topics and speakers: Grassland biodiversity in the UK: status, trends and prospects – Dr Lisa Norton (Land Use Group, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Lancaster) Plants, invertebrates and birds in upland grassland: effects of grazing management – Prof Robin Pakeman (James Hutton Institute, Aberdeen) Management of lowland grassland for invertebrates and birds – Dr Will Peach (Head of Conservation Science for England & Wales, Royal…

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February 2021

Biodiversity of Grassland – Webinar 2

February 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Implementation: How policy and practice could reverse biodiversity decline. Topics and speakers: Development of policies to conserve and increase biodiversity in grassland – Clare Pinches (Principal Science Analyst, Natural England). A profitable farm rich in wildlife – Ian Boyd (Cotswold Beef &, Whittington Lodge Farm, Cheltenham). Maximum sustainable output: making nature a stakeholder in a profitable business – Chris Clark (Nethergill Associates). Further details and booking information for this free webinar are available on the BSAS website (click here).

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March 2021

BGS Research Conference

March 2 @ 10:00 am - March 4 @ 12:15 pm

The conference, on the subject of Multi-Species Swards, will take place from Tuesday 2 March to Thursday 4 March 2021. Presentations will run from 10:00 to 12:15 each day (UK time), and a poster session will be hosted on this website. To find out more, and book your place, click here

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Herbal Leys webinar – Feeding and grazing management

March 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The fourth in our series of herbal leys webinars will look at 'Feeding and Grazing management'. More details to follow shortly.

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