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About Us

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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  • CLA Game Fair 31 July – 2 Aug 2015

    CLA Game Fair 31 July – 2 Aug 2015

    Save the date! Visit our stand at the CLA Game Fair at the beautiful Harewood House in Yorkshire, and see our latest research in action.

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  • Getting to grips with greening

    Getting to grips with greening

    How the new greening, Countryside Stewardship and cross compliance rules for farmers will be implemented across England.

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  • Shoot benchmarking

    Shoot benchmarking

    Smiths Gore and the GWCT’s free shoot benchmarking service has returned for 2015. Optimise your shoot’s performance and operations.

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  • Shropshire Fantasy Shoot

    Shropshire Fantasy Shoot

    Support the Trust and win a drive on four of the most outstanding shoots in the Shropshire Welsh Marches for eight guns. Tickets are limited, so don't miss your chance.

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  • Hen Harrier Joint Recovery Plan

    Hen Harrier Joint Recovery Plan

    We are calling on Defra to publish the Hen Harrier Joint Recovery Plan. The six-point package was drafted last year to get more hen harriers nesting successfully in England.

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