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A Presentation on the use of Virtual Fencing and GPS Cattle Collars

As part of the Bromyard Downs Common Association ADM grazing and Grasslands Manager John Phillips will be giving a presentation on the use of Virtual Fencing and GPS cattle collars at Epping Forest. Epping Forest is a 3,200Ha ancient wood pasture landscape stretching from East London into Essex receiving over 15 million visitors a year. The site has been owned… Read more →

Herefordshire Grassland Society Summer Farm Walk & Barbecue

  HEREFORDSHIRE GRASSLAND SOCIETYSUMMER FARM WALK & BARBECUETUESDAY 4TH JUNE 2024 6:30PMBY KIND PERMISSION OF FRED & ROSIE SIMCOCK WOOFIELDS, CODDINGTON, LEDBURYHR8 1JJ (WHAT3WORDS/// OTTER.AREA.SPILL) 21ST CENTURY DAIRY FARMING – HAPPY PEOPLE MAKE HAPPY COWS -THE ROAD TO NET ZERO We are keen recruit new members! This event is open to members and non-members. So why not bring your family,… Read more →

Meadows and invertebrates

Join us for our final evening meadow walk of the season where we focus on all the little bugs and beasties that live and thrive in the species rich grassland of the Mowley Valley courtesy of the Bulmer family and the Mowley Valley project coordinator, Catherine Janson.  Follow this link to book your FREE place https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/meadows-and-invertebrates-tickets-907823272847 Read more →

Meadow Walk and medicinal plants

Join us for our third evening meadow walk at Broadmoor Common Local Nature Reserve where we will be joined by botanist and qualified medical herbalist Rowan Mconegal who advocates the living tradition of herbal medicine and will guide us through some of the amazing properties of our native meadow plants.    Follow this link to book your FREE place https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/meadow-walk-and-medicinal-plants-tickets-907817926857 Read more →

National Meadows Day walk at Urishay Court Farm

For National Meadows Day this year we will be visiting some fabulous grasslands at Urishay Court Farm courtesy of Tom and Catherine Oliver. A chance to see a range of meadows and pastures where the main restoration interventions have been ongoing since 2018 through changes in grassland management rather than the introduction of wildflower seed. Tom’s restoration strategy has an… Read more →

Meadow Walk and Native Anthotype Exploration

Join us for our first evening meadow walk of 2024 where we explore the wonderful meadows at Bythan courtesy of Hilary Hillier. We will have the opportunity to visit fields which were selected as new Local Wildlife Sites in 2022 as well as visiting a 2019 restoration site.  Joining us for the evening will be Ledbury based artist Paul Ligas… Read more →