The farm aims to create and maintain biodiversity and wildlife habitats through such things are hedgerow management, providing wild bird cover and creating buffer strips alongside the edges of cropped fields.
Thousands of hedgerow plants have been planted, acres of wild bird seed planted and dozens of bird and owl boxes put up to encourage the already large populations of bird species (incl 10 on the BTO red list).
We have a family of wild deer at the wood, and a large number of hares and owls.
Regular RSPB bird surveys have been carried out showing a large increase in bird populations since the environmental work commenced.
Chris Tomson, RSPB said: “Through wildlife-friendly farming schemes and his own initiative, he has undertaken a huge amount of conservation work for the benefit of everything from butterflies and bats to skylarks and hares. The farm throngs with wildlife and is a joy to visit.”