Events - June 2014

Farm Walk: Providing for and Benefiting from Pollinators

Location: Hempstead Farm, Tonge near Sittingbourne, Kent
Date: 4 June 2014 Time: 9:45AM to 2:15PM

A farm walk to demonstrate how pollinators help your crops and how to create and manage the farmland features that will support them all year round.  Read more

Essex Game Bird Challenge Shoot

Location: Ring Park, Audley End
Date / Time: 6 June 2014

A friendly and relaxed day with the aim of encouraging everyone to enjoy themselves in support of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust and Cancer Research UK.  Read more

Bristol and North Somerset Clay Shoot

Location: Middle Ellick Farm, Blagdon
Date / Time: 8 June 2014

Bristol and North Somerset Branch 200 Bird Team Flush Clay Shoot. Three-gun teams, 4 x 50 bird flushes - woodland pheasant, hedgerow partridge, hill top grouse and bolting rabbits.  Read more

Scottish Crow Control and Vicarious Liability Course

Location: Bankfoot, Perthshire
Date: 16 June 2014 Time: 10:00AM to 1:00PM

This morning session will focus on crow control and Vicarious Liability, which is relevant for landowners, managers and keepers in today’s ever-changing political climate. An overview will be given of the Wildlife and Natural Environment (WANE) Act and Vicarious Liability, followed by a detailed session on the legal and practical aspects of corvid control and the use of Larsen traps, Larsen 'mates' and multi-catch crow cages.  Read more

Scottish Tunnel Trapping Course

Location: Bankfoot, Perthshire
Date: 16 June 2014 Time: 1:30PM to 3:30PM

Covering tunnel trapping and the law, best practice, releasing non-targets, rabbit burrows, trapping/catching rats and controlling grey squirrels.  Read more

Scottish Snaring Course

Location: Bankfoot, Perthshire
Date: 17 June 2014 Time: 9:30AM to 1:00PM

A Scottish Government approved fox and rabbit snaring training course to bring participants up to speed with the latest legislation and the now-compulsory requirements when setting snares. This is an opportunity to be fully compliant with various aspects under the WANE Act.  Read more

Working Gundog Tests and Fun Day

Location: The Waddesdon Estate, Upper Winchendon, Buckinghamshire
Date / Time: 22 June 2014 at 9:00AM

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Grey Partridge Information Day for On-Farm Advisors

Location: Allerton Project, Loddington, Leicestershire
Date: 27 June 2014 Time: 10:00AM to 3:00PM

Leading scientists and advisors from the Trust will discuss in detail the key elements that are required to bring about recovery of grey partridges. There will be an opportunity after lunch to tour our innovative demonstration farm at Loddington.  Read more

Eashing Farm Charity Team Shoot

Location: Godalming, Surrey
Date / Time: 28 June 2014 at 10:00AM

Teams of four guns, 60-bird sporting layout plus 100-bird team shoot. A full day's hospitality including refreshments on arrival, delicious BBQ butterflied lamb lunch, plus wine, beers and soft drinks.  Read more

Cotswold Grey Partridge Group

Location: Mayridge Farm, Englefield Estate, Theale, Berkshire
Date / Time: 30 June 2014 at 4:30PM

Look at a wide range of different habitats such as conservation headlands, beetle banks and wild bird seed mixes and discuss the best management practices for wild grey partridge. The walk will be followed by drinks and a barbecue.  Read more

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