Farm Grants

*The Farm Grants scheme has now closed*

 

What type of projects have received support?

  • Projects that conserve or restore on-farm habitats. Examples include wet areas, ponds, hedgerows and hedgerow trees.
  • Projects that tackle pollution on the farm (that potentially affect the wider environment).
  • Projects that welcome visitors onto the farm and help local people better understand modern farming.
  • Specialist advice from a consultant, or training on issues affecting the farm environment.

 

 

 


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Did you know?

The area of Fenn's, Whixall and Bettisfield Mosses combined is the third largest area of raised peat bog in Britain. On average, 1 hectare of peatland can store 10 times more carbon than 1 hectare of woodland


What's going on?

News

05
sep

Rare jumping spider found on Marches Mosses

After a lapse of 30 years a rare bog dwelling spider, Sitticus floricola, has been rediscovered living on Fenn’s, Whixall and Bettisfield Mosses National Natu...

16
jul

Lapwings benefit from recent management work

Young lapwings have been caught on camera by local photographer Stephen Barlow.

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Events

21
oct

Fungal foray

A free event exploring the Autumnal bounty of mushrooms and toadstools. Delicious or deadly? Bring a basket and prepare to be amazed.