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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 […]


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 […]


EPG Takes Top Spot in Susdrain Awards

The Environmental Protection Group, part of STRI Group, is delighted to have walked away with first prize in the SuDS Awards 2022, winning the ‘Regeneration and Retrofit – Small Scale’ category for their work at Bloc, Manchester. Delivered alongside other businesses within STRI Group, STRI Ltd on design and Carrick Sports Construction on the install, […]


STRI Group Announces Strategic Partnership with GCMA

STRI Group is delighted to be joining GCMA as a Strategic Partner, offering a wide range of services and support to its members. As a global planning, design, engineering and management business, with a highly credible team of agronomists, golf course architects and masterplanners well-established in the golf market, STRI is perfectly placed to support […]


New Sports Turf Construction and Management Consortium Formed in North America

Elite Pitch Alliance, a consortium of industry leaders in the consultancy, design, construction, and management of professional sports fields, launched today with a mission of providing solutions to stadium venues and training facilities in Canada, the United States and Mexico for the 2026 World Cup. The 2026 renewal will be the first competition hosted by […]


STRI appoints Ben Morgan as Agronomic Consultant

STRI Group has appointed Ben Morgan as Consultant Agronomist regionally based in York, also working out of STRI Group’s Bingley Headquarters. Ben has worked in the turfgrass industry for just over 20 years including as a greenkeeper for 15 years, working on golf courses both in the UK and USA and gaining a BSc Honours Degree […]