Agri-environment measures boost wildlife populations in long-term farm study

An agri-environmental wildflower patch at Hillesden, providing abundant resources for butterflies and their caterpillars. Photo: John Redhead. Credit: John Redhead Agri-environment schemes can significantly increase local bird and butterfly populations without damaging food production, a long-term research project has found. Scientists from the UK Center for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) spent a intensively monitoring the … Read more