Archive for August, 2015

Great Bustard Tracking Appeal

Posted on Monday, August 10th, 2015 by Alex Stott

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For the past few weeks, we’ve been running an appeal to help raise funds to track the movements of the birds in the wild. You can read more about the appeal at: http://thecrowdfundingcentre.com/?page=project&id=86FF48 and read about how the system will work. From the CrowdFunder appeal: Releasing the Great Bustards in the UK, seeing the population […]

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Great Bustard update August 2015

Posted on Thursday, August 6th, 2015 by Suzy

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As the harvests come in the older birds have suddenly become much more visible. Great Bustards do thrive in areas where there is little or even no grassland, however grazed grassland does provide a shorter sward than arable areas during the summer months, and this is perhaps when grassland is most likely to be used […]

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International Conservation Expert Calls In.

Posted on Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 by Suzy

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Last week we were delighted to receive George Archibald on what has become an annual visit to the GBG. George is the founder ¬†of the International Crane Foundation (ICF) and a International Conservation hero. Rarely he is also one whose achievements are based on real conservation initiatives and achievements, not on being a broadcasting celebrity. […]

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