Events

Upcoming events

Big Butterfly Count

20 July - 12 August

A nationwide survey of butterflies to help assess populations - simply count butterflies on the farm for 15 minutes during bright (preferably sunny) weather during the big butterfly count and submit your results.

If you want to, you can even submit separate records for different dates at the same place, and for different locations.

Results can be submitted online at www.bigbutterflycount.org or by using the big butterfly count smartphone app.

More information is available on the Big Butterfly Count website

Buzzing About Grassland - Profiting from native pasture

Soil Association Scotland event

27 July

10:30 – 15:00

Grant Arms, Grantown on Spey

A discussion and interactive session on farm looking at the restoration and management of species-rich grassland and making the most of  native pastures. We will examine how they can be productive and valuable for fattening stock using mob grazing techniques.

Book online here.

Call Sarah on 07800 841 822 or email for more information.

The Importance of Pollinators

Old Chalk New Downs event

25 July

10:00 - 15:00

Trosley Country Park, Vigo Village, Gravesend

Project partner Buglife presents a fascinating insight into the world of pollinating insects. Aimed at landowners and managers, this course will help you help these endangered yet essential creatures.

Booking essential. Please contact Hilary.Hunter@kent.gov.uk

 

 

Buzzing About Grassland - Profiting from native pasture

Soil Association Scotland event

26 July

10:30 - 15:00

Inverkip Community Hub, Kip Park Main Street, Greenock

A discussion and interactive session on farm looking at the restoration and management of species-rich grassland and making the most of native pastures. We will examine how they can be productive and valuable for fattening stock using mob grazing techniques.

Book online here, or Sarah on 07800 841 822, or email.