Conservation & Estate at Carlton Towers
Carlton Towers prides itself on its dedication to conservation throughout the whole estate. Conservation levels are met by the continuous monitoring of the land and the careful measures that are taken to ensure that the varied wildlife is preserved in its original habitat.
Awarded for conservation efforts: We received the Purdey Award for Game and Conservation in 2007 in respect of our project to improve habitats for reared and wild game birds and our devotion to restoring grey partridge. Head Gamekeeper David has been committed to persuading neighbouring farmers to allow hedges to grow, to leave stubbles, and even the local authority to cut verges and banks in sympathy with the conservation aims.
You will find many a rare species of wildlife at Carlton Towers. All are kept in their natural habitat as a result of our efforts below:
- Our sugar beet fields are in abundance, they are great for keeping the partridges fed and sheltered
- The Cover Crop houses all sorts of wildlife and also helps to sustain the food chain
- Wildflower mix can be found throughout the farmland
- great for keeping the bumblebees happy!
- The untrimmed hedges ensure shelter encouraging the wildlife to nest whilst also providing food.