Norfolk FWAG

The Farming & Wildlife Advisory Group for Norfolk Join us

About us

Norfolk FWAG is a not-for-profit organisation which gained charitable status in 2012. Formerly known as Farm Conservation, it is led by a voluntary steering group of farmers and statutory organisations.

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Conservation on farmland has a vital role to play in conserving Norfolk’s wildlife. By becoming a member of Norfolk FWAG you will support us in our work, making a difference in the wider countryside.

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Meet the team

The Norfolk FWAG advisers jointly have over 35 years experience of working in the farmed environment in Norfolk and have accumulated an in-depth knowledge of farming systems and the natural environment.

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Countryside Stewardship Services

Is your ELS or HLS scheme going to expire in the next few years? Norfolk FWAG is the ideal place to turn to for expert independent conservation advice on the new Countryside Stewardship scheme. We have over 10 years’ experience delivering successful agri-environment... read more

FWAG works for us because it’s a very hands-on approach, Henry and Heidi have local knowledge, I can call them and ask them for advice when I need it.

It works because they offer advice, and they have knowledge of farming as well as conservation, they get the balance of both just right. They’ve helped show us how farming and conservation can work hand in hand.

The changes it’s made to the farm and the working environment are great, it’s a pleasure to work with Norfolk FWAG.

Richard Wright

R.G Wright and Sons

Habitat Management and Creation for Pollinators

A new guide to the creation and management of habitat for pollinators has been published by the CEH. The document can be downloaded for free here. ← Norfolk...
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Norfolk B-Lines

Creating a network of wildflowers across the UK B-Lines is an exciting initiative creating a network of wildflower-rich routes across the UK to connect our best existing wildlife sites by restoring and creating habitat across the countryside. Find out more ←...
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Farming partnership seek landscape scale nature benefits

Read about the Upper Wensum Cluster Farm Group in this EDP article. ← Seven ways to save our soils Norfolk B-Lines...
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Seven ways to save our soils

Read the fact sheet provided by Soil Association. ← Wellies on? Binoculars ready? Let’s go count some birds! Farming partnership seek landscape scale nature benefits...
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Wellies on? Binoculars ready? Let’s go count some birds!

The third Big Farmland Bird Count (BFBC) will take place between the 6th and 14th February 2016, the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) announced today. Launching this now annual event, GWCT’s Jim Egan said “more people than ever took part in last year’s...
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