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12 April 2016
This year the count not only beat the last two years’ records, but also included the spotting of several rare birds over the week. The highlights were a ring ouzel and snow bunting. Read more
06 April 2016
Despite the cold and wet weather, this February over 60 Herefordshire farmers and other land managers got together and counted the birds on their land for this year’s Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust Big Farmland Bird Count.
06 April 2016
The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust are proud to announce one of their senior researchers, Dr Jonathan Reynolds, will be delivering the prestigious Cranbrook Lecture which precedes The Mammal Society’s annual Spring Conference. Read more
04 April 2016
The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) are joining together with BASC to provide a two day course in shoot management and shooting techniques.
24 March 2016
This February saw a flock of farmers, gamekeepers and land managers join together to count their farmland birds. With nearly 1,000 farmers spotting 130 species, the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s (GWCT) 2016 Big Farmland Bird Count (BFBC) has been an incredible success.
23 March 2016
Making changes to the early lives of young pheasants can help prevent them dying needlessly, University of Exeter researchers have found.
09 March 2016
The forever popular illustrated notecards are running low in stock, so the GWCT has decided to run a competition for their followers to design something new. Read more
02 March 2016
The Heather Trust and the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (Scotland) have announced applications are open for the 2016 Golden Plover Award for Moorland Management.
25 February 2016
Members of Young Farmers’ Clubs (YFC) will be joining conservation and farming experts to enhance their understanding and skills in precision arable farming.
24 February 2016
There are still places on courses in South Dalton, Yorkshire on Thursday 25th February, Fordingbridge, Hampshire on Friday 26th February and Loddington, Leicestershire on 14th March. Read more