Image credit: Jen Brewin

Demonstrating the habitat management & conservation techniques that have increased farmland birds & biodiversity at Peppering Farm

Event date: 
Friday, 10 June 2022 - 10:30am to 2:00pm

Event date: 
Friday, 10 June 2022 - 10:30am to 2:00pm
Location: 
Peppering Farm, Peppering, Burpham, Sussex BN18 9RW
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Agricology is delighted to offer a tour of Peppering Farm - for farmers and farm advisors in the county of Sussex - to explore the three pillars of successful farmland bird conservation: Habitat, Food Source, and Predation Control. Limited places available. Please register early.

In partnership with Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust and by kind permission of the Duke of Norfolk, this tour will be hosted by Charlie Mellor, estate gamekeeper. It will provide an opportunity to discuss learnings on how food production and conservation successfully co-exist at Peppering Farm, and the positive impact their farm management approach and practices have had on grey partridge and other farmland bird populations.

Programme:

10.30am Arrival & welcome

10.35am Introduction to farmland bird conservation

11.00am Tour of Peppering Farm

12.30pm Question time

1.00pm Refreshments

2.00pm Close & depart

This is a working farm tour, please wear sturdy, waterproof footwear and dress for the weather on the day. Transport will be provided for the tour, but be prepared to walk at certain points. We also suggest bringing binoculars if you have them.

Please note: As this is the nesting season, NO DOGS are allowed at this event.

This event is generously supported by the Ernest Kleinwort Charitable Trust.

Reserve your ticket here

For further details please contact Pip Robb pip.robb@agricology.co.uk

Image credit: Jen Brewin