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Grassland Carbon – restoration, creation and management practices that affect carbon sequestration in grasslands

Caroline Hanks (Herefordshire Meadows) chaired a sequence of talks and a panel discussion at a Zoom event hosted by Plantlife as part of their Meadow Makers partnership, that gave an introduction to the rapidly evolving science on grassland carbon. Drawing upon the findings from her 2021 report for CIEEM entitled Carbon and Ecosystems: Restoration and Creation to Capture Carbon Penny Anderson… Read more →

Positive steps for the future – mapping your meadows

Planning a mid-tier application with grassland management options? Thinking ahead for future schemes?  Action now could help you quality for the higher mid-tier payment rate, GS6 Management of Species Rich Grassland, one of the options available to support priority habitats and species and which requires endorsement and written approval from Natural England.  It might also ensure eligibility in future schemes… Read more →