The Carrant Catchment Restoration Project (CCARP) is an open collaborative partnership project that invites everyone interested in the aims and objectives of the group to join. The project aims to enhance habitat connectivity stemming from water quality across the farm holdings, looking at improving wildlife connectivity by increasing habitat corridors, natural flood management, hedge planting and management.Read more
Inspiring and enabling local communities: An Integrated Delivery Model for Localism and the Environment.
Click here to read more about the ILD and to download the supporting documents.Read more
The farmer lead collaborations of the Guardians of the Upper Thames, chaired by local farmer Richard Rumming, focus on the communities at risk of flooding by covering 16,000 hectares from the river’s source at Kemble to areas such as Cricklade in Wiltshire, aiming for methods of long term environmental improvements. Many positive outcomes have emerged from this particular initiative in the Cotswolds. Click here to find out more.Read more
The Cotswold Water Park WILD Project (Water with Integrated Local Delivery) is a three year project set within the Cotswold Water Park, it aims to improve water quality and biodiversity in order to meet the demands of EU legislation.Read more
The Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group South West, the Countryside and Community Research Institute and Natural England expression of interest in running a Farmer Led new Environmental Land Management Scheme (ELMS) trial in Gloucestershire is based on the learning from the projects and pilots, all of which use the integrated local delivery framework.Read more
Gloucestershire FWAG are delighted to announce that we have been awarded funding from Natural England to support our new farmer group, the ‘Severn Vale Guardians’. Working with key partners the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT), the aim of the Severn Vale Guardians is to form a collaborative group of farmers and land managers to achieve landscape scale improvements in the local natural environment.Read more