25 October 2017

Learn about the PARTRIDGE project on Scottish farm walk

A FARM walk round one of the 10 Interreg PARTRIDGE demonstration sites is taking place tomorrow (October 26).

There are still places available for the tour of Balgonie Estate, South Parks, Glenrothes, which runs from 2pm to 4pm.

Throughout the afternoon, there will be a chance to learn about the PARTRIDGE project, which the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) is a lead partner of, as well as learning how its striving to conserve biodiversity and improve agri-environment schemes for the benefit of wildlife and farmers. 

Grey PartridgeOrganiser Fiona Torrance, a Scottish Grey Partridge Project research assistant, said: “This is a wonderful opportunity to see how a productive farm and biodiversity can live side by side.”

To book a spot, or if you have any questions, please contact Fiona Torrance on ftorrance@gwct.org.uk.

We recommend you bring clothing and footwear suitable for the weather and location.

Notes to editors

The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust is an independent wildlife conservation charity which carries out scientific research into Britain’s game and wildlife. We advise farmers and landowners on improving wildlife habitats. We employ 22 post-doctoral scientists and 50 other research staff with expertise in areas such as birds, insects, mammals, farming, fish and statistics. We undertake our own research as well as projects funded by contract and grant-aid from Government and private bodies. The Trust is also responsible for a number of Government Biodiversity Action Plan species and is lead partner for grey partridge and joint lead partner for brown hare and black grouse.

For information, contact:

Playfair Walker
Telephone: 0131 445 5570
Email: richard@playfairwalker.com

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