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  • Southampton University raises awareness for fish

    Southampton University raises awareness for fish

    The University of Southampton celebrated World Fish Migration Day at two events last month and also raised money for salmon research at the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust.  

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  • Volunteers needed for salmon tagging on the River Frome

    Volunteers needed for salmon tagging on the River Frome

    The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust is looking for volunteers to help with salmon parr tagging on the River Frome in Dorset.

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  • Fishy events in Southampton will support our salmon

    Fishy events in Southampton will support our salmon

    The University of Southampton celebrates World Fish Migration Day (WFMD) this month, while raising money for salmon research at the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT).

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  • Julian Gardner Awards photographic competition is now open for entries

    Julian Gardner Awards photographic competition is now open for entries

    The fifth annual Julian Gardner Awards photographic competition is now open for entries. The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) is calling on all amateur nature photographers to take part.

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  • Are reintroduced beavers harmful to fish?

    Are reintroduced beavers harmful to fish?

    Populations of reintroduced and escaped Eurasian beaver currently exist in England and Scotland and concerns have been raised that beavers, and more specifically the dams that they construct, may negatively impact populations of migratory fish, particularly salmon and trout, due to impeding their movements and fragmenting important habitat. 

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  • GWCT launches new school art competition

    GWCT launches new school art competition

    The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust is appealing to school pupils across the Perth and Kinross region to get busy with their paintbrushes and pencils – or indeed any other medium – and enter the annual GWCT schools art competition.

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  • International effort sheds light on Atlantic salmon decline

    International effort sheds light on Atlantic salmon decline

    An international conference jointly organised by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) and the French Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA) in Wareham, Dorset this month marked the end of the three year collaborative EU Interreg funded MorFish (Monitoring for Migratory Fish) Project, which included the investigation of the dramatic 70 per cent decline of Atlantic salmon observed in recent years.

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  • Leading city man takes on a fishery research challenge

    Leading city man takes on a fishery research challenge

    One of the leading lights in investment banking, David Mayhew, Vice Chairman of JPM Morgan and former Chairman of Cazenove and JPMorgan Cazenove and has recently been appointed chair of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s (GWCT) fisheries research steering committee.

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  • Countryside enthusiast retires from education post

    Countryside enthusiast retires from education post

    Alex Towns hung up his Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust boots last month (Monday 26 January) when he retired from the post of education and events assistant with GWCT Scotland.

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  • Perth & Kinross young artists are top drawer

    Perth & Kinross young artists are top drawer

    The AK Bell Library in Perth was the perfect surroundings for the official prize-giving for the tenth annual Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust Schools’ Art Competition.

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