We support fellow farmers to value the environmental assets on their land and use them for a sustainable and profitable future.

How we help

Farm habitats and species

We can guide you through any project, arranging surveys and plans to satisfy local planning authority requirements and ensuring the project delivers the maximum wildlife and amenity value.

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Countryside Stewardship

FWAG SW has a wealth of experience about the range of grants on offer and their suitability for your farm business. We can prepare and submit an application on your behalf and we can help you with your evidence and record keeping requirements.

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Our work

Campaign for the Farmed Environment

FWAG SouthWest delivers the Campaign for the Farmed Environment (CFE) across the South West. The Campaign encourages farmers and land managers to protect and enhance the environmental value of farmland, through environmental measures that sit alongside productive agriculture.

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Author: Ellen James

A Community Guide to Your Water Environment

Water is something we tend to take for granted. This Guide, which has been produced with support from Defra and the Catchment Based Approach, aims to help you understand the importance of the water in your local environment.

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Author: Ellen James

Somerset Catchment Partnership

Somerset Catchment Partnership is bringing together a range of organisations who work within the water environments of Somerset since 2013.

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Countryside Stewardship agreements were submitted, on behalf of farmers, in 2017

£4,535,316

of grants will be paid to these farmers in the south west over the next 5 years

£913,456

of this total grant is for capital works

Support us

Can you help our Farming Landscape?

At FWAG we are helping farmers to practically manage their land, in order to benefit their business, but also with the future of their land and its wildlife in mind.

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Become a member

JOIN US! Become a friend or a member and you'll be helping to create a better farmed environment for everyone across the South West.

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Volunteering opportunities with FWAG SouthWest

Can you volunteer with a FWAG SW project near you?

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News

Events

  • Merriott Culvert Proposal Meeting

    The Hills to Levels Multiple Benefits Project is working in the Merriott catchment which is currently classified as having poor ecological status. Read more

  • Woodland Pests and Diseases

    Morning of talks and afternoon walk around Fyne Court to look at the major threats from pests and tree diseases facing woodlands and forestry in the South West. Read more

  • An Introduction To Hedge Laying - 29th September 2018

    An Introduction To Hedge Laying, a 1 day course run by qualified trainers. Saturday 29th September 9:30am - 4pm nr Williton. Read more