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16 October 2020
From the very best shooting experiences the UK has to offer, to watching golden eagles from a converted Lochside bothie and a chance to achieve a ‘Norfolk McNab’,
the GWCT Big Online Auction offers experiences unlike any other. Read more
13 October 2020
With increased debate on how the countryside is managed, the impact of releasing gamebirds on local habitats and wildlife has been in the spotlight. A new paper by Dr Rufus Sage, head of lowland research at the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) provides a summary review of the available evidence.
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 October 2020
As Christmas approaches and thoughts begin to turn to gifts for loved ones, the GWCT Autumn/Winter gift collection provides inspiration for even the trickiest recipient. The collection celebrates the best of the British countryside and profits help support the vital work of GWCT scientists.
29 September 2020
With the pheasant season starting on 1 October, leading conservation charity the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) has launched
12 key principles to support wildlife recovery alongside sustainable gamebird management. Read more
28 September 2020
In July the GWCT launched its 500 Club, a proactive move to boost membership and make up for some of the loss of voluntary donations and income estimated to be in the region of £1.4 million for 2020. The aim is to encourage more people to join as members and to celebrate those who commit to supporting the charity at this difficult time for everyone. The cancellation of numerous country shows, fundraising dinners and auctions due to COVID-19 has severely limited opportunities for fundraising.
22 September 2020
A remarkable project to restore lapwing to an English valley has shown that, given the right funding, advice and encouragement, and by working together, farmers can boost biodiversity in the UK’s countryside. Read more
16 September 2020
Three generations of a Hertfordshire family have shown their passion for the countryside by passing the same conservation exam in short succession. Terry Humber encouraged both his son and grandson to join him in taking the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) Accredited Game Shot test to prove they were using the countryside responsibly.
04 September 2020
Having postponed the popular GAME 2020 conference due to Covid-19, the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) is pleased to announce that the conference will now be held online via Zoom on Friday 2 October 2020.