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      Working for Waders: Bringing wading birds back to Scottish farmland in Galashiels


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      June 6, 2019

      Thursday  10:00 AM

      Threepwood , Blainslie
      Galashiels, Scottish Borders, The

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      Working for Waders: Bringing wading birds back to Scottish farmland

      Working for Waders Bringing wading birds back to Scottish farmland Thursday 6 June, 10am–1pm Threepwood Farm, Galashiels Wading birds are in steep decline. If we don’t act now, iconic species like lapwings and curlews may vanish from our farms. Come and find out what you can do on your farm to help. Hear from Colin Strang-Steel of Threepwood Farm, Galashiels, about how he has integrated wader conservation into his farm Find out about practical conservation measures such as making wader scrapes, organising seasonal grazing and carrying out rush control See how wader conservation can work with your farm business Discuss your experiences of creating and managing wader habitats with local farmers, conservationists and advisors Get advice on how to fund any changes you make. Free to farmers and land managers. Booking is required and lunch is included. Book by clicking on the Register button above. For more information call Jane on 0131 370 8150 or email. Funding for this activity is made available through the SRDP Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Fund (which is jointly funded by the Scottish Government and the European Union), with partner funding from RSPB Scotland and Scottish Water.

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