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A solution to hay-making on small areas of conservation grassland?

   click to enlarge photo EuCAN helps to look after the flower-rich grassland on the Terrace Meadows SNCI for the Sherborne Town Council and every year we cut the grass at the end of the summer and pile it up under the trees. This removes the biomass and helps to keep the fertility of the […]

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Another great EuCAN Residential weekend!

We held our annual getaway weekend on Exmoor this year – staying for the weekend of June 29th to July 1st at Cloud Farm near Malmsmead on the northern edge of Exmoor. This part of Exmoor is stunning and very rich in wildlife. We set up a moth trap on the first night we were […]

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EuCAN Somerset Volunteers at Rugbourne Farm nr Bath

The EuCAN Somerset volunteer group travelled up to Rugbourne Farm on July 10th with four brushcutters and cleared the hay from the roadside field and two verges. Rugbourne Farm is renowned as the place where William Smith, the ‘father of English Geology’, drew up the first stratigraphical map of England. It was a very hot day and […]

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Sustainable Forestry workshop Estonia October 18th - 21st 2018

Following the successful workshops in Milverton Somerset and in Serbia, Forum Synergies in collaboration with our EuCAN partners ELF, the Estonian Fund for Nature, have organised a third Sustainable Forestry Workshop for October 18th – 21st 2018. It will be held in the Alutaguse area in north-eastern Estonia, a region of dense forest and some […]

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July 2018 visit to Transylvania

July 15th – 22nd: we are looking for a small team of hardworking wildlife enthusiasts to work with us and the local farming community to cut and bring in the hay crop from the mountain meadows. This will be part of the 10th International Scything and Haymaking Festival run in the eastern area of Transylvania […]

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