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Who we are and what we stand for

We are a leading UK charity conducting conservation science to enhance the British countryside for public benefit. For over 80 years we have been researching and developing game and wildlife management techniques. We use our research to provide training and advice on how best to improve the biodiversity of the countryside.

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  • GWCT Roadshows return

    GWCT Roadshows return

    We are once again running a series of relaxed and informal evenings where you can learn more about the work of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust and ask us any questions you might have.

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  • Wildfowl and lead ammunition

    Wildfowl and lead ammunition

    Our new briefing sheet explains the law and the issues around lead ammunition and wildfowl.

    Get the facts
  • Remote consultancy services

    Remote consultancy services

    Due to coronavirus restricting Advisory staff from visiting clients at a critical time of year, we would like to let you know about our remote assistance services.

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  • Latest science in plain English

    Latest science in plain English

    Read our plain English summaries of our latest published scientific reports, distilling the conservation research into digestible features.

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  • All-Party Parliamentary Group

    All-Party Parliamentary Group

    The All-Party Parliamentary Game and Wildlife Conservation Group invites MPs and members of the House of Lords for discussions aimed at helping them navigate topical rural subjects.

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Lead ammunition

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Fox snaring

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