News Archive 2017
Hanson-RSPB restoration project features in top magazine

  Nature’s Home is the RSPB’s quarterly membership magazine with an estimated readership of 1.3 million individuals who care passionately about the environment and species protection. It is pleasing, therefore, to see a feature on quarry restoration featured in such a quality publication, with such an avid readership. RSPB Ouse Fen is a reserve which

Posted on Thursday 2 February 2017, 11:40
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NAM celebrates its 10th anniversary

The Nature After Minerals (NAM) team is delighted to be celebrating the tenth anniversary of its formation this year. 2017 marks ten years of working with stakeholders across the minerals sector to collectively secure and highlight the best options for nature and people during extraction and following restoration work on mineral sites. We are pleased

Posted on Tuesday 31 January 2017, 05:17
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New NAM event for Spring 2017

Restoring for bittern and more at Ouse Fen – Tuesday, 28 February 2017 Nature is in trouble and recent reports reveal that many species are in rapid decline.  From the big to the small, appropriate biodiversity-led minerals restoration can help support and recover species across the board. In this new event for Spring 2017, we

Posted on Wednesday 4 January 2017, 10:18
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Working to realise potential since 2006

November 2016 marks the 10th anniversary of the launch of the landmark RSPB report Nature After Minerals: how mineral site restoration can benefit people and wildlife.  This much-respected publication was the result of an extensive Geographical Information System (GIS) model review of all active mineral sites in England, to assess their potential to deliver against existing

Posted on Wednesday 30 November 2016, 02:02
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Historical breeding first for bearded tits

Congratulations to the RSPB and Tarmac for an historical first at Langford quarry in Nottinghamshire.  Not only has the site provided its first recorded breeding success for bearded tit this year but this is also a first for the county of Nottinghamshire as a whole! As RSPB and Tarmac work in partnership at this quarry,

Posted on Tuesday 29 November 2016, 03:49
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New NAM Programme Manager

Nature After Minerals (NAM) is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Programme Manager for the RSPB-led partnership programme. Helen Barnard joins NAM on Monday, 5th December 2016 and brings with her a wealth of experience from working within the RSPB, most recently as a Grants and Development Manager, where she has worked on

Posted on Tuesday 22 November 2016, 02:27
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State of Nature 2016 Report

State of Nature 2016 Report: minerals industry potential to help reverse species decline is recognised The latest issue of the multi-partnered State of Nature Report provides evidence of continued worrying declines across a wide range of species. However, minerals extraction and restoration is identified as one of the few positive factors in helping to counter

Posted on Wednesday 28 September 2016, 04:04
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NAM 2016 Autumn Events Programme

Details of Nature After Minerals’ events for Autumn 2016 have just been released!   This series of events from NAM will be focusing on priority species conservation through the appropriate and sustainable restoration and management of minerals sites, for biodiversity gain.   From bumblebees and bats, to fast-declining bird species, mineral site management and restoration

Posted on Thursday 18 August 2016, 01:22
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RSPB land management training courses

The RSPB’s land management training courses for 2016 are now booking. Useful for Continuing Personal Development and land management training needs, the courses extend over July through to November and include coverage of woodland, reedbed and wet grassland habitat creation and management. For further information and booking details, go to the RSPB website here:

Posted on Thursday 7 July 2016, 09:44
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Habitat creation and management for pollinators

The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) has recently produced a practical handbook for conserving insect pollinators. Entitled Habitat Creation and Management for Pollinators, the book is aimed at providing farmers and all land managers with practical advice on the creation and management of habitat to attract and benefit insect pollinators. For further information and to

Posted on Thursday 7 July 2016, 09:18
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