08 July 2022
An Avon Valley farmer and Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) ecologist are celebrating the return, for the fifth year in a row, of a female lapwing to the farm where she originally hatched.
A classic guide to managing woodland for game has been updated and re-released by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) in time for The Game Fair 2022.
06 July 2022
The GWCT welcomes the publication of the Sustainable Farming Scheme (SFS) in time for discussion at the Royal Welsh Show.
04 July 2022
HRH The Prince of Wales has become Patron of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT). The Prince of Wales follows in the footsteps of his father HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, who was involved with the Trust for 56 years, first as President (1965-1973), then as Patron (1973 until his death in 2021).
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.
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