• 2016 BFBC

    2016 BFBC

    The Big Farmland Bird Count ends Sunday 14th February - get everything you need to take part Find out more

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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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  • Hen Harrier Joint Recovery Plan

    Hen Harrier Joint Recovery Plan

    Defra has published the Joint Action Plan to Increase the English Hen Harrier Population. The six-point package aims to get more hen harriers nesting successfully in England.

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  • Rat Control Courses

    Rat Control Courses

    Our new one-day course will allow gamekeepers to control rats using professional rodenticides after an HSE deadline of 1 July 2016. New dates have been added for 2016.

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  • 2016/17 student placements

    2016/17 student placements

    Applications are open for sandwich placements with the GWCT in the 2016/17 academic year.

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  • Julian Gardner Photo Competition

    Julian Gardner Photo Competition

    After its biggest year yet, our annual photo competition is now accepting entries for the 2016 award! Come in, admire last year's entries, and enter yourself.

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