Press Releases - April 2013

  • Herefordshire raffle is a high for charities

    Herefordshire raffle is a high for charities

    A 'High Four' raffle organised to raise funds for one of the UK's leading wildlife research charities has also benefitted four other local charities.

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  • Long-distance flyers - follow the elusive woodcock

    Long-distance flyers - follow the elusive woodcock

    Excitement is mounting as ‘Monkey’, the record-breaking woodcock, has started transmitting satellite signals back to the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s dedicated woodcockwatch.com website as he begins his perilous 6,200 km spring migration from Cornwall to Siberia.

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  • 40-year report highlights disastrous effects of weather on fragile salmon populations

    40-year report highlights disastrous effects of weather on fragile salmon populations

    The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) has just released its latest report on salmon monitoring on the River Frome in Dorset. The report gives a fascinating insight on the rise and fall of salmon populations over 40 years and identifies that 2012 was one of the worst years on record for this species because of drought followed by extreme flooding throughout the year.

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  • Tickets please for a silver summer event

    Tickets please for a silver summer event

    Discounted tickets are now available online for this summer’s Scottish Game Fair, organised by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust.

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  • Recovery course for wild grey partridges

    Recovery course for wild grey partridges

    Following the disastrous breeding season for wild grey partridges last summer, which was reportedly the wettest for 100 years and fatal for countless young partridges, leading research charity the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) is maximising efforts to help the recovery of this iconic species.

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  • Local celebrations for Wiltshire’s flagship nature conservation project

    Local celebrations for Wiltshire’s flagship nature conservation project

    A captivated audience of around 70 people, including Poul Christensen, Chairman of Natural England and well-known BBC wildlife film maker Stephen Moss joined forces to celebrate the first anniversary of the Marlborough Downs Nature Improvement Area at the Marlborough Golf Club last week.

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  • Sixty Spartans sought to sprint for wildlife charity

    Sixty Spartans sought to sprint for wildlife charity

    One of the UK's leading wildlife charities is looking for runners to take part in a gruelling sponsored race to raise funds for its vital scientific research.

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