15 December 2022
2023 will be the tenth year of the GWCT Big Farmland Bird Count – the first UK-wide citizen science project to involve farmers in monitoring the state of farmland birds. Since 2014, more than 11,000 counts have been carried out by people working on the land.
05 December 2022
New research has found that water crowfoot – an aquatic plant found commonly in lowland rivers – has multiple benefits for young Atlantic salmon, and that active management of the plant could be important for the conservation of this iconic and declining fish.
With many people considering game meat as a sustainable addition to their diet, a new range of prepared meals has been launched to make the process as easy as possible.
28 November 2022
A recent reintroduction of a threatened native species to the Lower Avon Valley on the Hampshire-Dorset border has provided a welcome boost to other species too, say scientists from the GWCT.
18 November 2022
A new book by agro-ecologist Professor Chris Stoate tells the remarkable story of the Allerton Project in Leicestershire and its pioneering research into sustainable land management.
17 November 2022
The annual GWCT Charity Clay Shoot at Cefn Tilla Court, Llandenny was held on the 21 September 2022 at the former home of Lord Raglan. A total of 20 teams of 4 participated in the event in the beautiful grounds of Cefn Tilla.
Rare butterflies and bees will find refuge in the countryside on the Dorset – Hampshire border after two new butterfly banks were created on the Martin Down Farmer Cluster.
The Game & Wildlife Scottish Demonstration Farm (GWSDF) at Auchnerran on Deeside has just published its third annual report for the year to 31 December 2021.
08 November 2022
The 15 farms that make up the Martin Down Farmer Cluster have released the Martin Down Farmers Calendar 2023, which features a stunning set of photos of the local area and wildlife found on their farms, with all proceeds going to the nationally important nature reserve for the fifth year running.
07 November 2022
The decline in Britain and Ireland’s resident breeding woodcock population is likely to be driven by habitat loss as woodland becomes increasingly fragmented and less well managed, suggests a new conservation guide from the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT).
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