John Dyer

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  • Annual cultivated margins
  • Arable
  • Bats
  • Dry stone walls
  • Enhancing improved grassland
  • Existing wildlife habitats
  • Farmed area
  • Field boundaries
  • Flower-rich grassland
  • Flower-rich habitats
  • Hedgehogs
  • Hedges
  • Mountain, hill and moorland
  • Permanent wildflower margins and corners
  • Rotational legume and herb-rich swards
  • Rotational legume and herb-rich swards
  • Scrub
  • Seed-rich habitats
  • Soil health
  • Sown pollinator areas
  • Trees
  • Uncategorised
  • Wet features
  • Wildflower-rich grassland creation
  • Wildflower-rich grassland restoration
  • Wildflower-rich meadows
  • Wildflower-rich pastures
  • Woodland

Case study: Reversion of arable land to lowland chalk grassland

Author: Lynne Roberts:  The RSPB’s Manor Farm, Newton Tony, Wiltshire Aims and setting Chalk grassland is one of the richest landscapes for wildlife in the UK and is a habitat...
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Case Study: Managing hedges on an extended rotation – Using an excavator mounted finger bar and tree shear

Author: Fraser Hugill: Throstle Nest Farm, Sproxton, North Yorkshire The Management Challenge In recent years I have taken over the management of the family farm. The farm business consists of...
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Case Study: Carabid beetles for natural-enemy pest control

Author: Kelly Jowett: If there was an agent acting within your crops that could reduce eggs and first instar larvae of the cabbage root fly by up to 90%; reduce...
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Case Study: Pasture for Pollinators

Authors: Owain Rowlands ( Menter a Busnes ) & Anna Hobbs ( Bumblebee Conservation Trust )   Welsh dairy farmers and bumblebees don’t normally crop up in the same context...
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Case Study: Providing food and shelter for invertebrates in Autumn

Author: Catherine Jones, Buglife As the days continue to shorten, temperatures drop and the morning frosts start to appear, the value of autumnal vegetation for wildlife should not be underestimated....
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Case Study: Managing Farmland for Grey Long-eared Bats

Author: Craig Dunton, Grey long-eared bat Project Officer, Bat Conservation Trust Species: Grey Long-eared bat: © Craig Dunton/www.bats.org.uk   Why is farmland important for this species? With as few as...
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Case Study: Adding Value to Chalk Grasslands: Creating Chalk Banks to benefit butterflies and other insects.

Author: Lynne Roberts . Farm: The RSPB’s Manor Farm, Newton Tony, Wiltshire Aims and setting: Manor Farm is a 296 ha working farm strategically placed between two of the largest...
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