This weeks news
The GWCT has stressed that evidence must have a vital part to play in the consultation on Green MSP Alison Johnstone’s proposed bill that, among other measures, is seeking a ban on the control of mountain hares.
Dr. Rasmus Lauridsen shows us 2019's first returning tagged salmon and explains why previous years allow us to predict that 2019 will not be a good one.
GWCT Head of Education Mike Swan shares some tips on helping grey partridges, who are in many ways a barometer of the health of our countryside.
Professor Chris Stoate writes that while ideology is important, even when driven by emotion, it must be consistent with whatever scientific evidence is available if it is to contribute to our collective and sustained wellbeing.
Championing the curlew’s cause at Auchnerran
Last month, it was a great pleasure to welcome Lewis Macdonald MSP, the Scottish Parliament’s species champion for curlew, to our Scottish Demonstration Farm at Auchnerran.
We are delighted to again offer the prize of an exhilarating day in pursuit of driven red grouse, the “King” of game birds. Don't miss this chance for you and eight friends to enjoy an unforgettable experience on Roxburghe Estates in the Lammermuirs, one of the finest estates in Scotland.
Tickets £40 per book of 20 - Closes midnight 11 December 2019.
This week's GWCT Shop Bestsellers
- Wood Walk at Gosfield - 3 July, Gosfield Wood, Essex
- 2019 Scottish Game Fair - 5-7 July, Scone Palace, Perth
- Shoot Walk at Godmersham Park - 10 July, The Mansion House at Godmersham Park
- Summer drinks party at Newnham Hall - 11 July, Newnham Hall
- Tour of Thatchers Cider - 12 July, Myrtle Farm, Station Rd, Sandford, Winscombe