10 April 2014
Two leading scientists recently expressed their concerns to a cross-party group of politicians that although bees are the focus of most attention, other important pollinating insects, such as hoverflies are in an equally perilous state and need help.
03 April 2014
The Landed Estates team at accountancy and investment management group, Smith & Williamson, is sponsoring the satellite tracking of a woodcock to aid pioneering research into the migratory and breeding patterns of this elusive, nocturnal bird.
25 March 2014
The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) a leading research charity, has organised a unique fund-raising event in Fulham that involves a special butchery demonstration of a roe deer followed by a delicious dinner created especially for the evening by celebrated TV game chef Mike Robinson.
14 March 2014
A rare opportunity to hear a fascinating talk on the ground-breaking research that is being carried out by UK as well as American researchers on the mysterious woodcock - one of our most elusive birds, is taking place on Tuesday 25th March at the RAF Club in Piccadilly, London.
The woodcock is one of the UK's most elusive bird species but now wildlife researchers are beginning to unravel its mysteries. Using satellite tracking technology, the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) is finally shedding a welcome light on the habits and behaviour of this secretive but much-loved wader bird.
06 March 2014
The GWCT's Cambridgeshire Committee has released its spring newsletter, celebrating its achievement of raising £20,000 in support of the Trust's work in 2013 and promoting some of its upcoming events as it aims to do even better in 2014.
24 February 2014
One of the country's biggest clay shooting events takes place in Whitfield Hexham, Northumberland on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 May.
18 February 2014
We are delighted to announce that Smith & Williamson, the accountancy and investment management group, has kindly sponsored a woodcock. The firm will be paying for the tagging and satellite tracking of ‘Smithy’, which will allow us to gain a greater insight into the habits of these elusive birds.
The woodcock is one of our most secretive bird species and up until now much of its fascinating ecology has eluded wildlife enthusiasts and researchers.
11 February 2014
Scientists, politicians, conservationists and farmers will be debating the art of the possible to bring about a dramatic wildlife revival in the next six years at a specially convened research conference organised by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust on Tuesday 13th May at the Royal Geographical Society in London.
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