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Robert Law

Herts farmer a ‘true advocate for wildlife’

Congratulations to Hertfordshire farmer Robert Law for winning the FWAG East Farm Conservation Award 2016. Robert had some stiff competition from three other deserving finalists from across the region, however, his ‘enthusiastic approach’ and the long term commitment he has made to environmental schemes on his chalkland farm won out. Katie Hilton, Robert’s FWAG East adviser, said, “‘Robert is a …

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Corn Bunting

Make the 2017 Big Farmland Bird Count Even Bigger!

The fourth annual Big Farmland Bird Count takes place between Friday 3rd February and Sunday 12th February 2017. It’s a …

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Waterlogged Field

Free ‘Water on the Farm’ Events

Protecting watercourses, managing soil, the importance of earthworms and chemicals in water are just some of the issues covered in …

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Is wildlife thriving on YOUR farm?

Do you know what wildlife is making your farm their home? How has your ELS or HLS benefited the local flora and …

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Young Woodland

FWAG and LEAF Marque: A Case Study

LEAF (Linking Environment and Farming) exists to promote sustainable agriculture, food and farming, helping farmers to produce good food to …

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Bat hibernacula

WW2 Defences protecting our bats and our country!

FWAG East recently took up the unusual task of redesigning a disused World War II pillbox for conversion to a …

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Dave Simpson Photo

Support available for farmers in the River Beane Catchment!

FWAG East is working with Thames Water on a new partnership initiative, the River Beane Catchment Project, in Hertfordshire. The …

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The FWAG East CabGuide is here!

Ever find yourself out in the field trying to remember what a particular option is and what the management and …

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Bird Count JM Small

The results are in from the third Big Farmland Bird Count

This February saw a flock of farmers, gamekeepers and land managers join together to count their farmland birds. With nearly …

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Burnet Moths on Scabious

Expiring ELS or HLS Agreement?

If you have an ELS or HLS agreement which is due to expire in the next year or so, do not …

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Annie Brown - Winner of teh 2015 FWAG Silver Lapwing Award

FWAG East Hosts National FWAG Silver Lapwing Award 2015

A female farmer has been recognised by the farming and conservation industry for her outstanding efforts to promote good habitat …

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