Mid Cheshire Barn
Owl Conservation Group
Nest sites lost
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Causes of death
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Grants are available for creating grassland on the farm.
The Set-aside Scheme compensates farmers who take cropped land out of production which may be a whole field or 20 metre strips around cropped fields.
The Countryside Stewardship Scheme caters for hedgerow restoration and creating grass field margins. The scheme offers payments for 10 years.
Details from the DEFRA RegionalService Centres.
COUNTTRYSIDE STEWARDSHIP SCHEME
Contact Countryside Commission for details of your regional office
COUNTRYSIDE PREMIUM SCHEME
Details from Countryside Commission, Eastern Region, Cambridge
ENVIRONMENTTALLY SEMSITIVE AREAS (ESAs)
Details from the DEFRA Regional Service Centres.
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