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Moseley Golf Club

Sustainability at Moseley Golf Club

 MGC is aware of the importance of all aspects of the sustainability agenda and has been working to support it  for some time.

The Club has a dual role - it can reduce its use of carbons and it can maintain and improve the large green space it owns in the middle of urban South Birmingham.

The Club has a a Sustainability Group which works to promote ideas within the Club. The Group includes Ian Warner, the Chair of the General Committee, Andy Davies, Head greenskeeper, Dr. Moray  Anderson, B.Sc., Ph.D., F.R.E.S., F.R.S.B., CBiol., Consultant Chartered Biologist, the Office staff.

Green Charter 

The General Committee has approved and wholeheartedly supports the Club’s Green Charter. To view Moseley's Green Charter click here.

Queen’s Green Canopy Coppice

Members and families of members have contributed funds to plant 11 native British trees in a Coppice to commemorate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

                             



Completed and On-going Actions

Actions include:

  • 60 saplings are being planted each year for three years
  • New bird and bat boxes have been made by members and erected in the grounds
  • Wildlife Trust has offered advice and support
  • A year long audit of birds is being carried out with the results being compared to the results of a  similar survey in 1993
  • Energy saving light bulbs have been fitted throughout the clubhouse
  • A programme of upgrading windows to double glazing has begun.
  • Members are asked to move to using wooden or bamboo tees.
  • Golfers are asked not to use plastic tees on the lake hole

Planned Actions and Actions Currently Being Costed

  • EV chargers in the car park
  • Solar power in a revamped trolley store
  • Wild meadow of English flowers to be trialled
  • Plastic tees will be banned from 2023



Springfield Road, King's Heath , Birmingham, B14 7DX | Tel: 0121 444 4957 | Email: admin@moseleygolfclub.co.uk




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