02 November 2022
We were proud to learn that Amelia Corvin-Czarnodolski was recognised at the University of Leicester’s Get Experience Awards. Amelia was chosen over all of the university’s placement students across all fields, with the hard work and dedication during her time at the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust winning her Placement Student of the Year.
13 October 2022
This year’s winner will receive a pair of Bespoke William Powell Sovereign shotguns. The pair, which are high-performance steel proofed, are worth £14,000.
11 October 2022
Ahead of this year’s National Hedgerow Week, more than 60 hedgelayers from around the UK and Ireland converged on East Hampshire for a Guinness World Record attempt for the longest stretch of hedge laid in 12 hours.
06 October 2022
A new range of Christmas card designs celebrating the British countryside with humour and affection is now available from the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) Shop.
As the heather burning season begins in the English uplands, habitat managers are increasingly worried about the massive rise in combustible vegetation or ‘fuel load’ caused by a change in management practice making uncontrollable wildfires more likely.
29 September 2022
Tickets for the GWCT GRAND GROUSE DRAW, widely considered the ultimate prize in fieldsports, are now available for a limited time.
21 September 2022
The GWCT’s demonstration farm the Allerton Project is hosting the Leicestershire Good Food Event, a sustainable food and procurement summit, with Good Food Leicestershire, on Thursday 29 September. Organisers are aiming to showcase the benefits for the environment, health and economy of increasing the amount of locally produced, sustainable and healthy food in the county’s schools, hospitals and other public services settings.
16 September 2022
Unlocking the environmental and income-generation potential of hedgerows in the British countryside is a step closer as the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust begins piloting the new Hedgerow Carbon Code.
15 September 2022
Now, with the generous sponsorship of Holts auctioneers and the support of renowned wildlife artist Owen Williams, the GWCT’s sweepstake pack has been redesigned. The pack is free to shoots running a sweepstake for the Trust’s benefit and now features several beautiful gamebird images by Owen. The pack includes shoot cards, stand markers, shoot sweepstake record cards, cartridge refuse bags, a donations tube and a free copy of the Code of Good Shooting Practice.
09 September 2022
It is with great sadness that the GWCT heard yesterday of the death of Her Majesty The Queen. The Trust, its staff, trustees, President and Vice-Presidents send our deepest condolences to our Patron His Majesty King Charles and all the Royal Family.
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