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Sandstone Ridge Farmer Network

Reaseheath College and The Sandstone Ridge Trust are working with farmers and land managers to establish a Sandstone Ridge Farmer Network, supported through Natural England's facilitation funding initiative.

The Sandstone Ridge in Cheshire is a farmed landscape interspersed with woodland, heathland and species-rich meadows, which is particularly rich in history, wildlife and visitor interest.

Over 40 farmers on the Sandstone Ridge have joined forces to support local activities which will improve the Ridge's landscape features, habitats, watercourses and historic features while improving opportunities for priority species on the ridge such as Barn owl and willow tit.

For more information please contact: Nicola Hall, Reaseheath Farm Environmental Services nicolah@reaseheath.ac.uk

 

NEWS AND EVENTS

RESPECT, PROTECT AND ENJOY OUR COUNTRYSIDE — THE COUNTRYSIDE CODE (CLICK HERE)

FARMER NETWORK SOIL EVENT PLANNED FOR JANUARY 2019 CLICK HERE

THE CHESHIRE AGRICULTURAL CHAPLAINCY — Supporting Farmers — CLICK HERE

LARKTON HALL FARM & THE ITALIAN CONNECTION — (CLICK HERE)

REPORT ON BAT WALK — Monday 24 September 2018'Batman Ged' and Beeston Bats

*Bat Walk Event — Monday 24 September 2018 — Peter Bull's Farm, Beeston, 7 for 7.30pm. CLICK HERE for full details.

REPORT ON POND EVENT — Monday 20 August 2018'Pearls in the Landscape'

*Pond Event — Monday 20 August 2018 — Meadow Bank Farm, Broxton, 10.30-1pm — Lunch Provided — Meet in the Hayloft

RED KITES SPOTTED ON THE RIDGE DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS (CLICK HERE)

BARN OWLS NESTING ON THE RIDGE (CLICK HERE)