15 November 2018

GWCT Cymru hosting three winter events

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THE Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) Cymru will be hosting three winter events in North Wales  to promote the scientific research carried out over the past 80 years needed to underpin sustainable conservation practice in the future.

The three events are taking place on the following dates:

  1. Thursday 6 December at Tre-Ysgawen Hall, Llangefni, Anglesey, Ll77 7UR at 6.30pm.
  2. Thursday 13 December at Plas Bodegroes Restaurant, Pwllheli, LL53 5TH. Meeting at Bob Valentines shooting school in Pwllheli, Ll53 7PG at 6.30pm.
  3. Saturday 9 February with Masterchef winners Mark and Claire Lara at The Springs, Stable Yard, Llanrhaeadr, Denbigh, Ll16 4NL at 6.30pm.

GWCT Cymru’s newly-appointed advisor, Matt Goodall, said: “The Welsh countryside has never faced such uncertain times as it does now.

“There are big changes ahead and we have a lot to shout about and demonstrate how the work on the ground delivers a countryside rich in game and other wildlife. We need to remind people of the conservation charity successes over the years to enhance Britain’s countryside in boosting biodiversity. We strongly believe in farmer led solutions to deliver the best outcomes for our countryside.”

Sue Evans, the GWCT Cymru director, commented: “We are working particularly hard to influence government policy especially with the recent shooting ban on NRW land in Wales and we are passionate that field sports - shooting and fishing in particular - demonstrate their substantial contribution to the conservation of landscape habitat and wildlife in Wales.”

Come and listen to the different projects that GWCT is involved with in Wales and helping to shape future environmental policy.

Tickets for the three-course dinners and talks are £55 each, which and includes drinks and canapes on arrival.

You can book here

For more information, contact Rupert Bevan, chairman of the GWCT North Wales committee, on 07718 518802 or email rupertbev@hotmail.com 


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:
Joel Holt
Telephone: 01425 651000
Email: press@gwct.org.uk

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