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Action on climate change – what is the role for SuDS?

Posted by: Phil Williams, Head of Environmental Protection   The climate is changing faster than ever as a direct result of human activity, and we know that action is needed. With COP27 currently ongoing, the spotlight is on world leaders and the actions that will be taken at the highest level to tackle the multi-faceted […]

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The Commercial Benefit to Multi-Use Stadia

Posted by: Greg Whately, Senior Technical Consultant   In order to maximise commercial success, modern stadiums are under pressure to be multi-use, hosting a variety of events in addition to their core purpose of being a home for elite sport. Opening facilities to the neighbouring community is also important, providing access for a wide range […]

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A Frosty Reception – Greens Management in Cold Weather

Posted by: Michael Boyes, Senior Consultant Agronomist – Sustainability & Environmental Management   As winter approaches, and cold, dark mornings close-in, the inevitable threat of frost delays returns to golf courses. This remains one of the most contentious issues for any golf course manager, who is in constant discussions with the greens committee and members […]

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The Big Butterfly Count: What is it and why is it important?

Posted by: Megan Stone, Graduate Ecological and Environmental Consultant From the 15th July to the 7th August this year, The Big Butterfly Count 2022 took place, a nationwide citizen science project aimed at helping us to monitor the health of our environment. You may be wondering how counting butterflies helps us to assess our ecosystems […]

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Sustainable water management in sport – can we act differently?

Posted by: Lee Collier, Technical Director Water use has been growing globally, at more than twice the rate of the population increase in the last century, and an increasing number of regions are reaching the limit at which water services can be sustainably delivered, especially in arid regions (United Nations, 2018). We all have a […]