Weekly Round-up: 23/09 - 27/09

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This weeks news

Why our beautifully-kept grouse moors should be celebrated not blasted: Our letter to the Salisbury Journal

With 75% of the world’s remaining heather moorland found here in the UK, grouse moor mangers find themselves at the forefront of efforts to ensure we don’t lose any more of this precious habitat to the alternatives; sheep grazing, forestry or abandonment.

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Experts advise caution after poor partridge breeding season

THE Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) is warning shoots to be ultra-cautious about shooting wild grey partridges this season. 

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Popular roadshows back for third time

GWCT’s roadshows are returning for the third time this Autumn, following a successful response from rural enthusiasts.

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Beautiful countryside designs on new GWCT Christmas cards

AN array of paintings that wonderfully depict the British countryside are captured in this year’s Christmas cards from the GWCT.

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New General Licences detrimental to Welsh wildlife as GWCT brands NRW’s review process “not fit for purpose”

NATURAL Resources Wales has announced new General Licences in Wales will be introduced on October 7th – but GWCT cannot support them.

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A Day in the Life of… Dr Mike Swan, Head of Education at GWCT

Here is the first of many in a new series of blogs, A Day in the Life of... First up is our Head of Education, Dr. Mike Swan.

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Roadshows 2019 Facebook Map (002)

Following positive feedback 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.

Bring a friend – help them to understand what’s going on in our countryside
This isn’t just for members. We want as many people as possible to learn about the work we’re doing and the issues we all face in the countryside.

Here is a list of the roadshows in full:

Wednesday 16 October - Cumbria - The Stoneybeck Inn, Bowscar, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 8RP

Wednesday 23 October – Essex – The Saracens Head Hotel, High Street, Great Dunmow CM6 1AG

Thursday 24 October – Oxfordshire – The Three Pigeons Inn, 3 Southam Road, Banbury OX16 2ED

Thursday 7 November – Hampshire – Barton’s Mill, Bartons Lane, Basingstoke RG24 8AE

Tuesday 12 November – West Sussex –  The Birch Hotel, Lewes Road, Haywards Heath, RH17 7SF

Monday 18 November – Dorset - The Crown Hotel, West Street, Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 7AJ

Tuesday 19 November – Staffordshire – The Royal Oak, 25 High Street, Eccleshall, Staffordshire ST21 6BW


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