We can guide you through any project, arranging surveys and plans and ensuring your project delivers a high level of wildlife and amenity value.
FWAG SW has a wealth of experience in the range of grants on offer and their suitability for your farm business. We can prepare and submit an application on your behalf and help with your evidence and record keeping requirements.
The Farming and Wildlife Advisory Southwest has been championing and delivering an approach we term as “Integrated Local Delivery” (ILD) in the Southwest of England for over 10 years. The approach inspires and enables farmers and communities to come together to build resilience, supported by an all-inclusive partnership of organisations working together at a local level. Click here to read more about the ILD and to download the supporting documents.
Hills to Levels is a holistic catchment management approach, which began across catchments in Somerset, aiming to ‘slow the flow’ to reduce flood risk, reduce erosion, improve water quality, deliver wider environmental benefits and increase resilience on the floodplain.
The Kingfisher Award Scheme (KAS) provides children with the opportunity to go onto farms to explore the natural world.
FWAG SouthWest currently run county based competitions in Cornwall, Devon, Gloucestershire and Somerset. Entries for 2023 are now open!
Are you a farmer who carefully considers methods of conservation and sustainability when farming your land? If you would like to find out more about these competitions, and find out how to enter, click here.
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.
Each Summer, Kingfisher Awards take place across the south west. Local schools are offered the chance to come along to a farm, and “Touch, feel and see the relationship between food, farming and wildlife.” Could you volunteer at one of our Kingfisher schemes across the south west?