Visit to Glen Prosen

The Working for Waders Raising Awareness and Sharing Best Practice Group met at Glen Prosen this week (June 5th) to see some of the work being undertaken to conserve waders on an upland hill farm and grouse moor.

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Working Together

Our waders are returning to hills, glens and farmlands with their charismatic calls and distinctive flight patterns and silhouettes. Their numbers are still in worrying decline but together we can work to improve their future. 

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The First Meetings

The Working for Waders Action Groups have met for the first time. Volunteers from a range of backgrounds came together to start to put flesh on the ideas generated to date on how to reverse the declines in our waders.

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Call for Volunteers!

Populations of wading birds like curlew, lapwing and oystercatcher have declined markedly across Scotland: since 1994, curlew have declined by 61%, lapwing by 53% and oystercatcher by 40%.

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