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Archive of posts filed under the CRT media release category.

CRT trustee wins RSPB Telegraph prize

This item originally appeared on the Countryside Restoration Trust’s main website on 23rd September 2013. CRT’s Newest Trustee Wins the RSPB’s Nature of Farming Award for 2013 The Countryside Restoration Trust is delighted with the announcement today that its newest Trustee, Nicholas Watts of Vine House Farm, Lincolnshire, has won the RSPB’s Nature of Farming […]

Tesco’s promise to farmers –
too good to be taken at face value?

Originally published on the CRT’s national website on 28th February 2013 Since Tesco’s ‘beef’ burger was found to contain 29% horse the supermarket giant has promised to buy ‘more meat from the UK.’ [i] But will they pay the British farmer a fair price for the produce? Tesco’s record and that of the other UK […]

Farmland birds flourish on CRT farm
— in contrast to devastating national decline

CRT Media Release Research published today (downloads as a pdf) shows that key species such as the Skylark, Whitethroat, Linnet, Corn Bunting and Yellowhammer are thriving on farmland owned and managed by the Countryside Restoration Trust (CRT). The results run counter to the national trend as revealed in the Government’s 2010 report, Wild Bird Populations […]

Zac Goldsmith & CRT
call for a Tree Protection Task Force

CRT Media Release On the 31st October Zac Goldsmith MP, in collaboration with the Countryside Restoration Trust (CRT) — of which he is a trustee — tabled an Early Day Motion calling on the Government to set up a ‘Tree Protection Task Force’ which has an enhanced capacity for taking rapid action against pests and […]