Tag Archive for Floodplain meadows

A busy 2023 for Herefordshire Meadows

Herefordshire Meadows has had a busy year creating around 71ha of new species-rich grasslands at 24 sites across Herefordshire: 36.49ha of new species-rich grassland was created thanks our 2-year Botanica project funded by WWF & Airwick (a total of 63.5ha of species rich grassland created over 2022-2023). 18ha was created in North Herefordshire in partnership with Buglife, as part of… Read more →

June Newsletter

Welcome to our June Newsletter. It has been catch-up time for meadows this month after a slow start to spring.  On our first meadow walk event of the year at Bromyard Down we were treated to a lovely evening in the sun with far reaching views across to the Malvern Hills, and plenty of emerging flowers to admire and puzzle… Read more →

Towards a strategy for restoring Floodplain Meadows in the Wye Valley –

On 23rd May 2023 27 advisers from 13 organisations working in the Wye Catchment gathered at Brockhampton Hall for a training day on floodplain meadows funded by Environment Agency and Wye Valley AONB. Mark Wood and Chris Hudson hosted the day and provided delicious grass fed beef lunch (https://perrystonemeats.co.uk/) and showed us meadow restorations underway on the floodplain at Fawley… Read more →

Get your Floodplain Meadow Conference early bird tickets before March 17th

The Floodplain Meadow Partnership’s conference will take a holistic look at floodplain meadow restoration and offer plenty of opportunities for networking and sharing best practice. There will also be a series of practical talks about restoring meadow soils and plants (see outline programme below).    All of the details, including how to book your tickets can be found here https://www.floodplainmeadows.org.uk/content/conference-2023-restoring-meadow-communities-plants-soils-people… Read more →

Herefordshire Meadows February Newsletter

Despite the gloomy weather and national lockdown here at Herefordshire Meadows we are heading into 2021 with plenty of hope and optimism. There are lots of exciting things to come with the launch of the Meadow Makers project and the arrival of two new team members. Keep reading for more information on all this and more. Upcoming events:   Tuesday… Read more →