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Farmers join forces to help the Thame

Earlier this month farmers from the Thame Valley farmer cluster joined River Thame Conservation Trust and Natural England staff to discuss current agri-environment schemes, how these might be changing, and what part they could play in the development of catchment-wide water and wildlife friendly farming practices. We are in the early stages of this partnership project, which was developed to tackle the complex and difficult to mitigate impacts of agriculture on the River Thame, its tributaries and the wider catchment. We have a range of advice documents for landowners on our website, but it’s important to understand the fine-grain of the catchment and see where there are opportunities to improve the environment for the benefit of future generations. Something close to the heart of many local farmers.

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