22 July 2016

Notecard Competition Winners Announced

The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust is delighted to announce the three winners of the competition to design its new notecards.  Launched in March, the competition saw a wide variety of entries from both professional and amateur British artists and photographers.   The top 10 entries were selected by Peter Thompson, GWCT advisor and keen photographer, and the finalists work was put on the GWCT website where hundreds of people took part in the vote for the winners. 

The three winners were Jason Clamp from Brechin, Scotland Jason -clamp






Emily Down from Totnes, Devon

Emily -down

and Kathy Moores. 

 Kathy -moores

Commenting on the judging, Peter Thompson said; “The standard of entries for the paintings and photographs was extremely high, and there were dozens to choose from.  It was only after much deliberation that I selected the 10 finalists.  My congratulations to the winners in what was a very close competition.” 

 The winning images will be available as a set of limited edition notecards from the GWCT online shop soon.

Notes to editors

The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust – providing research-led conservation for a thriving countryside. The GWCT is an independent wildlife conservation charity which has carried out scientific research into Britain’s game and wildlife since the 1930s. We advise farmers and landowners on improving wildlife habitats. We employ 22 post-doctoral scientists and 50 other research staff with expertise in areas such as birds, insects, mammals, farming, fish and statistics. We undertake our own research as well as projects funded by contract and grant-aid from Government and private bodies. The Trust is also responsible for a number of Government Biodiversity Action Plan species and is lead partner for grey partridge and joint lead partner for brown hare and black grouse.

ISDN radio broadcast line – at our Fordingbridge HQ we have an ISDN radio broadcast line, allowing us to conduct interviews remotely.

For information, contact:
Kate Williams
Telephone: 01425 651000
Email: press@gwct.org.uk

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