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16 February 2016
Some spaces remain for GWCT Rat Control for Gamekeepers training courses in Angus and Dumfries.
02 December 2015
With the cold weather approaching, now is the time to be mindful of your resident woodcock numbers and consider how you are going to help them this winter.
20 November 2015
Liz Truss MP, Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, paid tribute to the scientific research of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust and its contribution to developing practical solutions to reversing the decline of our native wildlife.
04 November 2015
Nigel Oakey, farmer from Grange Farm, Godington, Nr Bicester, Oxfordshire has won the prestigious Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) Grey Partridge Cotswolds Trophy for his efforts in fighting the decline of this iconic game bird - the Grey partridge.
29 October 2015
A new one-day course was launched In August 2015 allowing gamekeepers to continue controlling rats using professional use rodenticides, after a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) deadline of the 1st July 2016 was introduced. Read more
09 October 2015
GWCT Director Scotland Dr Adam Smith welcomed the launch of a Moorland Review undertaken by a sub-group of SNH’s Scientific Advisory Committee.
06 October 2015
The once-common wild grey partridge has been in steep decline over the past four decades. Although it is one of the UK’s most iconic farmland bird species, grey partridge numbers have plummeted by more than 80% and, tragically, because of habitat loss and a reduction in essential chick food insects, they have become locally extinct in many areas of the country.
18 August 2015
The GWCT and the Scottish Gamekeepers Association will be jointly staging two Rat Control for Gamekeepers courses in September to allow their members to become fully qualified to continue using professional rodenticides.
11 August 2015
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.
29 July 2015
A new one-day course will allow gamekeepers to go on controlling rats using professional rodenticides after a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) deadline of 1 July 2016.