Welcome to Herefordshire Meadows

Herefordshire Meadows is an informal network of meadow owners managing and conserving flower rich grassland.

Founded in 2015 to arrange informal visits to grassland in Herefordshire, fifty five Herefordshire Meadows members are now supported by Natural England as a Facilitation Fund Group. We work collaboratively across the whole of the Herefordshire landscape holding events and discussions on how to manage, create and restore meadows to benefit wildlife, soil and water quality, historic features, natural flood management and livestock farming businesses.

We are building up a network of local people with skills in plant identification, management advice and contracting services for grassland management.

Herefordshire Meadows activities are open to all, space permitting, and you can join the mailing list to be notified about our activities by emailing us with your contact details.

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Upcoming events

17Apr2019

Grazing strategies for small farms

A workshop for those considering how to graze or let grazing on a small farm to produce healthy livestock and flower rich swards. Booking not yet open.

From to be confirmed

At courtesy of Lindsay Williams and Colwall Orchard Group

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15May2019

So you own a woodland...............

An event with Nick Smith of Forestry Commission hosted by Will Bullough to consider all aspects of small woodland management. To include ride management, thinning, coppice working, natural regen, biodiversity including flower rich areas, protected species, felling licences, grants, management plans, tree health, tree ID & pruning, deer & squirrels. Booking not yet open

From To be confirmed

At Whitney on Wye

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04Jun2019

Wild Plant ID training

Stuart Hedley will lead a session on farm meadows and wet grassland. Learn new ID skills or brush up your plant monitoring. Booking not yet open.

From To be confirmed

At Ganarew courtesy of James and Anne Herbert

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More events are listed on Upcoming Events

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Contact

If you have any queries please contact Caroline Hanks.

Telephone: 07779 080940

or email Herefordshire Rural Hub

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Acknowledgement

“The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas. Herefordshire Meadows has received European Union funding under the Countryside Stewardship Scheme’s Facilitation Fund”.