Curlew Blog

Make hay while the sun shines

‘Whan the sunne shinth make hay. Which is to say. Take time when time cometh, lest time steale away’ English proverb first recorded in 1546.  There is a summarised version of this blog over at GWCT.  Twitter and Facebook have been increasingly reporting instances of silage and hay cutting during the past few weeks and views have been expressed on the possible consequences for curlew.  The hot sunny weather …

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Curlew Country Action to Date – Reflections on the LPS Years

The Stiperstones and Corndon Hill Country Landscape Partnership Scheme (LPS) ended at Easter.  Curlew Country was one of 14 active projects that formed part of the LPS, but which evolved and grew in ways that were not anticipated before the LPS began. The LPS has received fresh funding for a new phase of the project …

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A Case For Curlew – A day out with Sticks and Stuff

Blog by Amber Bicheno, Curlew Country Trainee Between the 3rd and 5th of August I joined Sticks and Stuff’s pop up art gallery, up at the Blakemoorgate cottages on the Stiperstones. Sticks and Stuff is an arts group that celebrates nature and local landscapes, making beautiful creations out of reclaimed and natural materials. Kate Johnston …

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