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10 November 2020
A five-year project in which farmers will work together to enhance biodiversity across the landscape has been launched this month in nine European countries.
09 November 2020
Student members have the chance to see the GWCT’s work in action on a guided tour of its pioneering Allerton Project farm at Loddington, as well as access to dozens of unique courses and events taking place throughout the year. Student Membership costs just £24 a year, or £2 a month.
04 November 2020
The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust welcomes this new report by SRUC for the Scottish Government, The Socio-economic and Biodiversity Impacts of Driven Grouse Moors and the Employment Rights of Gamekeepers, published today.
04 November 2020
In a difficult year for everyone, the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust has been delighted by the response to its call for new members to support their work. 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 £1.4million for 2020. Today, there are fewer than 100 spaces available in this unique club of people adding their support in a time of need.
23 October 2020
Two of Britain’s most well-regarded wildlife artists have added their pieces to an online art gallery run by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust.
21 October 2020
Congratulations go to organic farmers at Oxleaze Farm in Lechlade after winning this year’s Cotswold Grey Partridge Trophy, in recognition of their efforts in helping to reverse the decline in grey partridge numbers.
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.