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17 March 2015
Pupils at Glenbervie Primary School near Stonehaven welcomed Perthshire author Katrina Candy to their classrooms earlier this month as part of World Book Day. Katrina read her second book Stag Munro’s Golden Encounter to the children on Thursday 5 March and introduced them to some of the characters from the book including a fox and some wading birds – courtesy of Perth Museum’s taxidermy department!
13 March 2015
As winter finally gives way to spring, Britain's leading wildlife research charity is encouraging amateur photographers to head outside and take a potentially prize-winning picture of the British countryside or wildlife.
17 February 2015
The Langholm Moor Demonstration Project, one of the most important projects in the British uplands, has published its seven-year review which outlines what progress this unique 10-year project has made to date against its key targets.
09 February 2015
An army of more than 2,000 farmers and gamekeepers who registered to take part in the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s Big Farmland Bird Count will be out in force this week between 7 – 15th February to see how their conservation efforts are helping some of our most rapidly declining birds.
05 February 2015
Alex Towns hung up his Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust boots last month (Monday 26 January) when he retired from the post of education and events assistant with GWCT Scotland.
05 February 2015
Business, wildlife charities and farmers are uniting in Lincolnshire on the 25th February at Riseholme College, Lincoln in an effort to boost the prospects for one of this country’s fastest declining birds; the wild grey partridge.
04 February 2015
The start of a new fund raising year for the Cambridgeshire committee of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) heralds the arrival of a new chairman: Toby Angel, who takes over from the well respected Richard Pemberton of Trumpington Farming Company.
27 January 2015
The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT), supported by Limestone Journeys in partnership with Lesley Sharpe, a local farmland environment adviser will be giving Derbyshire farmers an opportunity of learning how to identify the everyday birds that live on their farms by attending a farmland bird ID day on the 5th February at Elmton, near Bolsover in Derbyshire.
26 January 2015
The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) together with the Farming & Wildlife Advisory Group (FWAG) is giving farmers an opportunity of learning how to identify the everyday birds that live on their farms by attending a farmland bird ID day on the 5th February at Little Braxted, Witham, Essex.
22 January 2015
A murder of crows, a charm of goldfinch, a wisp of snipe, a covey of partridge, a desert of lapwings, an exaltation of skylarks, a parliament of owls, a murmuration of starlings and a herd of wrens are some of the wonderful collective nouns for many of the bird species that will be counted on farmland across the UK during the 2015 Big Farmland Bird Count next month.