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  • Charity clay shoot raises £80,000 for soldiers and wildlife

    Charity clay shoot raises £80,000 for soldiers and wildlife

    A two-day clay shoot held at Warter Priory Estate in Yorkshire in June has raised over £80,000 to be split between the two organising charities, ABF The Soldiers’ Charity and the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT).

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  • Live mealworms are a hit with chicks

    Live mealworms are a hit with chicks

    A ground-breaking new study published in the Journal of Animal Ecology, which used hundreds of reared pheasant chicks as the model, could have invaluable implications for important wildlife reintroduction programmes in the future.

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  • Hertfordshire simulated game day raises funds for wildlife research

    Hertfordshire simulated game day raises funds for wildlife research

    A simulated game day at Hatfield House in Hertfordshire has raised £41,000 for leading wildlife research charity, the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT).

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  • CBE for head of Hampshire game and wildlife conservation charity

    CBE for head of Hampshire game and wildlife conservation charity

    The Chairman and Trustees of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) are delighted to announce that Teresa Dent, Chief Executive of the Trust has been awarded a CBE for services to wildlife conservation in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

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  • Seventeen per cent of Cotswold farm devoted to wildlife

    Seventeen per cent of Cotswold farm devoted to wildlife

    An organic farmer in the Cotswolds is leading the charge in helping two extremely rare birds by devoting an impressive 17 per cent of his fields to wildlife.

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  • Kent clay shoot raises £60,000 for charity

    Kent clay shoot raises £60,000 for charity

    A clay shoot in Sevenoaks, Kent has raised £60,000 to be shared between two charities: Demelza Hospice Care for Children, and leading wildlife research charity the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT).

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  • Shakespeare’s ‘Comedy’ smiles on wildlife research in Suffolk

    Shakespeare’s ‘Comedy’ smiles on wildlife research in Suffolk

    Nearly 400 years after his death, William Shakespeare is coming to the aid of the UK's leading wildlife research charity, the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT). The charity is to benefit from an open-air production of 'The Comedy of Errors' by the Castle Theatre Company at Glemham Hall, Woodbridge, Suffolk on Sunday 5 July, with the proceeds going towards funding groundbreaking conservation science research.

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  • UK partridges provide the blueprint to save EU wildlife

    UK partridges provide the blueprint to save EU wildlife

    According to a comprehensive new report on Europe’s wildlife and natural habitats, one in three European birds are now endangered, with once common species such as turtle doves, corn bunting and grey partridge plunging to an all-time low.

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  • Tickets please for sporting prize of a lifetime

    Tickets please for sporting prize of a lifetime

    Past winners of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s annual Grand Grouse Draw have waxed lyrical of their amazing prize – not quite believing they have won the opportunity to experience one of the UK’s top sporting challenges. The GWCT is now giving you the chance to win a thrilling day’s driven grouse shooting for eight guns at Horseupcleugh grouse moor in the Lammermuir Hills during the 2016 season.

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  • Light at the end of a very grey tale!

    Light at the end of a very grey tale!

    Researchers at the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT), who are studying wild grey partridges – one of our fastest declining farmland birds – are hoping for a warm summer this year to repeat the breeding success of 2014, which saw an encouraging 18 per cent increase in grey partridges.

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