GWCT Weekly Round-up: 11/03 - 15/03

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This weeks news

New book sheds light on hedges, ditches and grass margins

THE current state of our hedgerows and field margins are assessed in a new book.

'Woodcock making a comeback' 

NUMBERS of woodcock were higher than expected across most of Britain this winter, with parts of southern England recording numbers well above average.

GWCT back on the road again to tackle rural matters

THE GWCT is on the road again for its second series of in-demand roadshows.

Charity clay pigeon shoot day in historic grounds

The GWCT is grateful to be receiving proceeds from the Wykeham Charity Clay Pigeon Shoot for the third year running.

This weeks blogs

Woodcock Watch: GPS loggers - Two one-way trips

A few weeks ago, we posted a blog about our annual field-trip to Cornwall where the Woodcock Watch team are running a long-term mark-and-recapture study.

Grouse moor management key to helping hen harrier population

 Our letter sent to The Field on Wednesday 13 March.

Langholm results can help us resolve wildlife conflict

Our letter sent to BBC Wildlife on Thursday 14 March.

Judge clears way for RSPB to support hen harrier recovery

Last year the RSPB asked the High Court to clarify if Natural England’s decision to issue a licence to trial hen harrier brood management was lawful.

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