Farming for biodiversity
The RSPB purchased Hope Farm 20 years ago, to identify and demonstrate how to farm profitably while addressing the loss of farmland wildlife. Farm manager Georgie Bray explains how their efforts have since seen the recovery and return of declining farmland populations and a 400% increase in butterflies. Now attention is turning to ways of maintaining production and biodiversity in the face of escalating climate change.
Want to hear more from Georgie? She participated in a live Q&A about how we can make space for nature at 2pm on Saturday 3 April.
Sarah Smith (General Manager at Wicken Fen) talks about making space for nature on Cambridge's doorstep. Wicken Fen is Britain's oldest nature reserve, and the Wicken Vision is dramatically expanding this nationally important site for biodiversity while at the same time creating an extraordinary resource for its visitors. Screening from Monday 29 March.
Reporting from one of Europe's greatest peatlands, young conservation leader Anna Trofimtchouk explains how restoring degraded habitats can help biodiversity while fighting climate change. Screening from Tuesday 30 March.
Do you care about where your food comes from? Are you looking to improve the health of your soil? Find what farmers in Cambridgeshire are doing on a large scale.