- Wildlilfe Sites Officers
Tel: 01234 364213
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BCN Wildlife Trust has produced information leaflets on control of:
The High Weald Meadow Initiative has produced a leaflet on weed control.
Natural England have produced ‘The Herbicide Handbook: Guidance on the use of herbicides on nature conservation sites’
Natural England have produced ‘The Scrub Management Handbook: Guidance on the management of scrub on nature conservation sites’
Video produced by the High Weald Meadow Initiative in Sussex on weed control.
Natural England provide advice and legislation relating to the reporting and control of injurious weeds and invasive plants
There are five injurious weeds classified under the Weeds Act 1959. They are common ragwort (Senecio jacobaea), spear thistle (Cirsium vulgare), creeping thistle (Cirsium arvense), broad-leaved dock (Rumex obtusifolius) and curled dock (Rumex Crispus).
|Basic Payment Scheme update|
Paper forms have now been made available for farmers and agents to apply for the new Basic Payment Scheme and the deadline has been extended by a month to June 15. The announcement was made after the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) failed to bring the online system up to full functionality in time to meet the application deadline. The online system will only need to be used for registration. For more information about submitting your claim by June 15 click here.
|Bedfordshire’s 2014 Wild Places Newsletter|
As 2014 is drawing to a close, I thought it was time to produce the sixth ‘Wild Places’ newsletter. This newsletter is produced specifically for owners/managers of wildlife sites in Bedfordshire. The latest edition includes articles on the Rural Development Programme update, traditional orchards, the forthcoming BSBI Plant Atlas 2020 and more. I hope you find it interesting.
|Flora Locale Training Workshops 2015|
Flora Locale are offering a programme of training and demonstration events. Read more
|BCN Wildlife Trust Training Courses|
The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire is offering a series of training workshops in 2015. These range from species identification to habitat management and practical conservation. Read more