Paying farmers by results 2

Last week I posted a blog about paying by results in agri-environment schemes which generated lots of comments.  Here’s another way that we could pay by results.  Like any system, including the current failing one, this proposal has its problems of monitoring, cost, fairness etc but it’s worth thinking about alternatives when the current system…

Just another member

I was up in t’northwest this week and managed to fit in a visit to the RSPB’s Leighton Moss nature reserve.  I hoped to see a few good birds, remind myself of what a pretty place it is, maybe have a spot of lunch in the cafe and slip out again without being recognised as…

Blogger in Residence – you can hire me!

If you are an environmentally friendly organisation or business, with a good story to tell, then hire me as your Blogger in Residence to write about your work. I am looking for organisations with interesting environmental stories to tell, who would like me to write one blog a week about their work for periods of…