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22 March 2021
Following our involvement in the research and subsequent roll-out of a methodology for counting mountain hares at night approved by NatureScot, the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust is pleased to be part of the project group now seeking to extend recording nationally to help inform conservation efforts.
01 March 2021
The Curlew Recovery Partnership is a new, exciting and transformative initiative, bringing together all those with an interest in curlew conservation, including land managers, farmers, gamekeepers, policymakers and researchers. They are joining forces to help secure the future of one of England’s most iconic and threatened species, the Eurasian curlew.
27 January 2021
“As custodians of the largest songbird habitat in the country, farmers, land managers and gamekeepers play a crucial role in the survival of the UK’s farmland birds,” says Dr Roger Draycott of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust.
09 December 2020
The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) - the UK's leading wildlife research charity - has launched a new online fundraising challenge to help raise money for its vital conservation work.
27 November 2020
The GWCT is offering undergraduate students the opportunity to work in real-life conservation research. Each year the Trust hosts students studying ecology, conservation and computer science-related degrees for one-year placements as part of their degrees. Students work alongside some of the leading scientists in their subjects on important game and wildlife conservation research.
16 November 2020
The Julian Gardner Awards, run by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust, is inviting amateur photographers to submit their images of the British countryside to the 2021 competition.
12 October 2020
The winners of the 2020 Julian Gardner Awards for nature and wildlife photography have been selected. Jenny Hibbert, who photographed two hares in the Cairngorms, was the winner of the adult category. 16-year-old Katy Read scooped the prize in the junior section with a close-up of a robin with its feathers fluffed up against the cold.
01 June 2020
The first annual report has been published for the Game and Wildlife Scottish Demonstration Farm at Auchnerran, Aberdeenshire, the Scottish demonstration farm of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust.
17 March 2020
A unique fundraising event was held, in Suffolk on Friday, 28th February, which has helped to raise money for the UK's leading wildlife research charity, as well as showcasing some of the country's most notable gunmakers.
18 February 2020
The efforts of Bisterne Estate in recovering their breeding lapwing (or pee-wit) was given national acclaim this month, with a “highly commended” ranking at the annual Purdey Awards for Game and Conservation, hosted by His Grace the Duke of Wellington at Apsley House in London.