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Press Releases - 2013

  • Wiltshire farmers celebrate nature’s gain on first anniversary

    Wiltshire farmers celebrate nature’s gain on first anniversary

    Representatives from a consortium of farmers who joined forces to create a major landscape scale conservation project in Wiltshire are attending a special event in London today (26th March) to meet wildlife Minister Richard Benyon and mark the first anniversary of England’s Nature Improvement Area (NIA) programme.

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  • New Pan-European study identifies the value we put on nature

    New Pan-European study identifies the value we put on nature

    For the first time, a new pan-European research project being funded by the European Commission – and headed by leading UK research charity the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) – aims to look at how we can best protect vital natural resources, across Europe.

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  • Pupils all aboard for outdoor learning

    Pupils all aboard for outdoor learning

    Redmyre Farm by Longforgan was the venue today (Friday) for a visit by Primary 7 of St Madoes Primary School.

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  • GWCT leads stakeholder solidarity on future ‘Green’ reform

    GWCT leads stakeholder solidarity on future ‘Green’ reform

    Ahead of potentially far reaching changes to the Common Agricultural Policy, senior Defra environment representatives were on a fact finding mission recently with the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) and other important stakeholders to explore how Stewardship Schemes should be designed in the future to maximise their effectiveness for wildlife, and the environment.

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  • Trip down memory lane to favourite summer event

    Trip down memory lane to favourite summer event

    Cast your mind back to the summer of ’89 and try to remember if you were present at the first Scottish Game Fair to be held at Scone Palace.

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  • Joining forces to restore the River Welland

    Joining forces to restore the River Welland

    A £3 million river restoration project on the River Welland, which runs from Sibbertoft to the Wash Estuary has inspired the formation of a unique partnership comprising businesses, local communities, government agencies and third-sector bodies, who have joined forces to improve the River Welland for fresh water, people and wildlife.

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  • Trust calls for training and vigilance

    Trust calls for training and vigilance

    Building on the success of training courses so far, the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust is urging all those who use snares for agricultural and wildlife management to be fully trained and be in possession of the required certificate and user ID number before 1st April 2013.

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  • Farmers show they can win the climate change challenge

    Farmers show they can win the climate change challenge

    Climate Week - Britain’s biggest climate change championing event - has announced that the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s (GWCT's) ground-breaking farm building conversion, with a minimal carbon footprint, is a finalist in the 2013 Climate Week Awards. In so doing, Climate Week has recognised that farming has a huge role to play in helping to combat climate change.

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  • Conservation has grey results

    Conservation has grey results

    The neighbouring farm of the 2012 Dods of Haddington Grey Partridge Trophy winner has lifted the same award in 2013.

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  • Successful event raises the roof for charity

    Successful event raises the roof for charity

    It has just been announced that over the past twelve years an annual lunch and sporting auction held at Arley Hall by kind permission of Lord and Lady Ashbrook has raised an impressive £200,000 for research carried out by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT); one of the UK’s leading wildlife research charities.

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