21 December 2020
The Voluntary Initiative, the national farming-led programme to promote best practice in pesticide use through Integrated Pest Management, has appointed Allerton Project head of farming, training & partnerships Phil Jarvis as its new Chair.
14 December 2020
“I am more active, and more engaged with nature and conservation due to my involvement in country sports” says Sarah Finch when asked about her local countryside. Carmarthenshire-based Sarah is one of hundreds of Welsh people whose views feature in Community Spirit, a new report from the conservation charity Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust Cymru (GWCT).
10 December 2020
The Owl Box Initiative from the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) is one of the first environmental projects awarded a grant from the government’s £80 million Green Recovery Challenge Fund.
09 December 2020
The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) - the UK's leading wildlife research charity - has launched a new online fundraising challenge to help raise money for its vital conservation work.
03 December 2020
The number of young salmon leaving Dorset’s River Frome this year to start their marine journey was the highest for eight years, offering hope for the globally threatened species.
27 November 2020
Organisers of the Big Farmland Bird Count are asking the country’s land managers to spend 30 minutes recording the farmland birds they see on their land.
The GWCT is offering undergraduate students the opportunity to work in real-life conservation research. Each year the Trust hosts students studying ecology, conservation and computer science-related degrees for one-year placements as part of their degrees. Students work alongside some of the leading scientists in their subjects on important game and wildlife conservation research.
26 November 2020
Adam Smith, Director of Policy, Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust in Scotland, comments on the Scottish Government’s announcement on its Review of Grouse Moor Management
24 November 2020
Looking for a reason to be cheerful in a difficult year? The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) is giving three lucky people the chance to win in its annual prize draw, with the winner taking home a pair of made-to-measure Sovereign shotguns worth more than £13,000.
23 November 2020
A pioneering group of farmers on the Hampshire/Dorset border has had their conservation efforts recognised by Defra.
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