8/6/2017

Oakbank Game & Conservation Open Day at Rotherfield

By Tim Furbank, Director at Oakbank Game & Conservation

The first Oakbank Game & Conservation Open Day is taking place at the Rotherfield Grey Partridge Reintroduction Project in Hampshire on 6th July.

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Oakbank wildbird mix in second year providing ideal foraging cover for gamebird chicks

We will be looking at the habitat creation and on-going management that is being undertaken for the greys as well as discussing how the greys were reintroduced, predator control and how a limited pheasant release programme works alongside the grey partridges (see here for more).

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Modified ladder trap to suit local circumstances to trap rooks and jackdaws next to a lapwing plot and wild bird seed cover.

We aim to meet at 10.30am and finish with some lunch at 1pm. We have already had a good number of bookings for this event so please let us know asap if you would like to come along. For further information and to book a place please contact the office on 01480 890686 or info@oakbankgc.co.uk

Movable Pheasant Release Pen
Moderate release of cock pheasants from temporary pens to support wild bird shoot (see here for more)

Comments

wildlife on golf courses

at 12:28 on 13/06/2017 by simon kibble

Having spoken to both Alistair Leach and Theresa Dent regards the potential to transform the mass acreages that golf courses cover. I would like to see an initiative started to encourage and start a change to benefit wildlife in general

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