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27 March 2020
A recently published study into the breeding and dispersal of capercaillie in Strathspey undertaken over four years from 2016-2019 has concluded that, without further managed landscape-scale intervention to improve breeding success, it is likely that the already threatened species will continue to decline.
17 March 2020
A unique fundraising event was held, in Suffolk on Friday, 28th February, which has helped to raise money for the UK's leading wildlife research charity, as well as showcasing some of the country's most notable gunmakers.
12 March 2020
World-class shooting grounds
West London Shooting School and multi-award-winning country sports group Sportarm, have teamed up with the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust to host a charity fundraising day to celebrate the Best of British Shooting, with all proceeds being donated to the charity. Read more
11 March 2020
An exciting partnership has been launched between Moredun and the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) to tackle the problem of louping ill, an often fatal tick-borne virus, to which sheep and red grouse are particularly susceptible.
24 February 2020
In consideration of wildlife, the environment and to ensure a market for the healthiest game products, at home and abroad, we wish to see an end to both lead and single-use plastics in ammunition used by those taking all live quarry with shotguns within five years.
20 February 2020
Farming schemes could be doing more to help pollinators such as bees and hoverflies, according to a new international study. Researchers led by Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has found.
20 February 2020
A new report, which studied the activities of nearly 1,000 gamekeepers, has identified the frequently unrecognised high level of conservation that this group of skilled and knowledgeable land and wildlife managers undertake nationally.
18 February 2020
The efforts of Bisterne Estate in recovering their breeding lapwing (or pee-wit) was given national acclaim this month, with a “highly commended” ranking at the annual Purdey Awards for Game and Conservation, hosted by His Grace the Duke of Wellington at Apsley House in London.