24 June 2022
The number of wild adult Atlantic salmon returning to the River Frome in southern England in 2021 was down almost 20% on its 10-year average.
22 June 2022
The GWCT Scottish Game Fair takes place once again from 1 – 3 July in the grounds of Scone Palace, Perthshire and new to the Fair this year is a three-day storytelling attraction in keeping with 2022 being billed as the National Year of Stories. Titled Listen to the Land the mini storytelling festival is sponsored by NatureScot and Bidwells. First up launching her new book Captain Partridge and the Farm Monsters’ Feast and reading from it in the children’s storytelling marquee, The Nest, will be Katrina Candy.
21 June 2022
On 25 June GWCT’s Wales’s Ceredigion committee is offering farmers an opportunity to hear from industry experts, including Dr Catherine Nakielny, on wildlife, biodiversity and soil health, at leading Welsh dairy farm Dyffryn Arth.
17 June 2022
A new habitat measure developed by scientists from the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) to boost the fortunes of the beloved, red-listed grey partridge, is proving a big hit with insects too.
13 June 2022
A study of breeding pairs of redshank – a threatened native wading bird species – whose population is recovering in the Avon Valley in Hampshire, has shown one intrepid individual travel more than 100km to Wales for the winter. Its epic journey is helping scientists from the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust to understand more about the movement and habits of this ‘amber-listed’ bird species, to help better protect it in future.
08 June 2022
A landmark event coordinated by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust, the Moorland Association and Fitzwilliam Wentworth Estate has brought together, for the first time, the people and organisations responsible for managing England’s protected uplands to seek a common vision for the future of these precious landscapes.
01 June 2022
A new free online tool, launched this week by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT), could help shoots of all sizes better understand their impact on biodiversity and make improvements to boost wildlife and habitats.
1st June 2022, saw the release of the official Scottish Government Salmon and Sea Trout Fishery Statistics for the 2021 Season.
25 May 2022
Ahead of the expected publication of the UK’s first National Food Strategy for 70 years, a high-level group of political, scientific and industry leaders is urging the Government to do much more to put scientific rigour and evidence at the heart of Britain’s food and farming policies, warning that a failure to do so could risk sleepwalking the nation into its own food crisis.
24 May 2022
Sussex farmers and farm advisors have an opportunity to learn more about the habitat management and conservation techniques that have achieved remarkable farmland wildlife restoration on a tour of Peppering Farm on 10 June.
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