Tag Archive for meadows

Herefordshire’s new buzz. B-Lines network announced

Buglife has just announced the B-Lines network available for wildflower restoration, helping our pollinating insects to thrive across the county. You can see the map of the B-Lines network and read more in the recent press release If you are wanting to create meadows then looking at this map and discussing your plans with Herefordshire Meadows advisers might help justify… Read more →

Meadow creation option coming soon in local Natural Flood Management Construction grant

Herefordshire River Wye and Lugg Natural Flood Management Project is a Herefordshire Council project working in seven catchments in the county. There are a range of grant items available for land owners who want to get involved.  Bethany Lewis is the project officer who is arranging for wildflower meadow creation to be added to the list of landowner innovation options… Read more →

Hay Days Survey

Floodplain Meadows PhD Student Vicky Bowskill, is looking at hay as part of her studies. She is making a plea to anyone who makes hay from species rich fields, or buys it in for livestock use, to fill in the questionnaire here https://openuniversity.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/hay-days Further information about the study is attached and can also be found on our website. Please share… Read more →

Moths, meadows and mills

Our hosts are Hilary and Matthew Engel who will guide us around the farm and the historic mill at Fair Oak. David Lovelace will then set up one or more light traps and we will have the chance to see how this is done and to start to learn how to identify moths typical of the grassland landscape of the… Read more →