John Dyer

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  • Annual cultivated margins
  • Bats
  • Dry stone walls
  • 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
  • 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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...