Members and visitors may be interested in these documents, which give more information about the club’s environmental work
Although there was no customary club AGM in November 2020, the environment Steering Group has produced an end-of-year report for 2020 This report went out as a FORE special to members in November 2020 and can be viewed here
A GREENER OPERATION – February 2019
This is the club’s environment policy, approved by the directors in February 2019. It sets out the rationale behind the policy, its underlying principles, and the seven ‘strands’ which organise its operations. Click to view the policy here
ECOLOGICAL APPRAISAL - March 2019
This ecological survey was conducted by Ed Jenner, a graduate ecologist and friend of the club. It was welcomed by the club and adopted as our first, serious ecological blueprint. It has been praised by the local wildlife trust. Click to view the survey view here
REPORT ON A SURVEY OF MARKET HARBOROUGH GOLF COURSE (LRWT)
This survey was conducted by field officers from the Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust in July 2019, and delivered in January 2020. It is a thorough and authoritative ecological survey, with clear and helpful recommendations for the future. Click to view the survey here
ACTION PLAN 2021
Progress towards our plans for 2020 were badly disrupted by the pandemic. Our hopes and plans for 2021 can be viewed here.
HABITAT MANAGEMENT PLANS
Our plans for the Grass can be viewed here.
Our plans for the Ponds can be viewed here.
At the end of August 2020, the Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust lent the club some bat detection equipment in order carry out a survey of bat activity around the course. The fascinating survey results were delivered in January 2021 and can read here.