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“The Grasslands Trust? Do you conserve African savannah?”

…no, we work much closer to home! Since working for The Grasslands Trust I’ve heard many interesting variations of what our name could mean. Although we are well known for our policy and advocacy work (with our detailed report on … Continue reading

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Brilliant Birdwatching Fair 2012!

The British Birdwatching Fair at Rutland Water brings together a gathering of 22,000 wildlife professionals and wildlife enthusiasts over 3 days of birdwatching, a wide programme of events, exhibitions and trade stands.  It is jointly organised by Leicestershire & Rutland … Continue reading

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We have moved!

We’ve been looking forward to this day for the last 4 months and are thrilled to announce that our stunning new website has finally arrived! This is a huge turning point for The Grasslands Trust and we hope that you … Continue reading

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Discovering Carmel’s beautiful grasslands and woodlands

This weekend, while much of the UK was suffering under some of the worst rainfall on record, members of The Grasslands Trust Conservation Committee and Grasslands Trust Staff were basking in sunshine at Carmel National Nature Reserve in Carmarthenshire.  I … Continue reading

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De-regulation for agriculture is as bad as De-regulation for banking

Banker bashing dominates the headlines yet again. It turns out that traders at Barclays (and presumably the other banks) were conniving to fix the critical LIBOR rate which determines the interest rate that banks pay to borrow money from each … Continue reading

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Rain Rain go away

The Met Office recently blogged that we were heading for the wettest June on record (since 1860)  – that was before yesterday’s downpours which hit Northern Ireland particularly badly. I can well believe we’ll have record June totals – here … Continue reading

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Blowing in the wind

 Last Saturday 20 children with parents in tow braved a very windy day to meet at Lakeside Country Park, the purpose, to make hand crafted paper with additional natural materials. This was another DoGG community event designed to attract families … Continue reading

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