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Latest News

  • Borders date for essential training course

    Borders date for essential training course

    Wildlife managers are being urged to attend a training course at Yetholm, near Kelso on Thursday 23 April to bring them up to date on tunnel trapping.

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  • Managing Shoots for the Future in North Yorkshire

    Managing Shoots for the Future in North Yorkshire

    The Game & Wildife Conservation Trust (GWCT) is to hold a special shoot management day at Ripley Castle, North Yorkshire on Saturday 9 May.

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  • Making a stand for pheasants at the CLA Game Fair at Harewood

    Making a stand for pheasants at the CLA Game Fair at Harewood

    Rearing smarter pheasants, woodcock satellite tracking and black grouse recovery will be among the fascinating research projects that will be featured on the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s stand at the CLA Game Fair at Harewood House, nr Leeds this year.

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  • Soldiers and wildlife to benefit from charity clay shoot

    Soldiers and wildlife to benefit from charity clay shoot

    This June, ABF The Soldiers’ Charity is teaming up with the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) to hold a two-day charity clay pigeon shoot on the Warter Estate, near Pocklington, North Yorkshire. ABF The Soldiers’ Charity is the Army’s national charity and the GWCT is the UK’s leading wildlife research charity.

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  • Magnificent setting for charity clay shoot in Hertfordshire

    Magnificent setting for charity clay shoot in Hertfordshire

    The UK's leading wildlife research charity is holding a flagship fundraising event at the Hatfield House Estate in Hertfordshire on Friday 22 May, by kind invitation of the Marquess of Salisbury.

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  • Golden time for Glenbervie pupils

    Golden time for Glenbervie pupils

    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!

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  • Some success for major moorland project

    Some success for major moorland project

    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.

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  • Fife is made for grey

    Fife is made for grey

    To encourage conservation measures and monitoring of the birds amongst local farmers and gamekeepers, the Fife Committee of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust has launched the Kingdom Agribusiness Grey Partridge trophy.

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  • Smiths Gore GWCT Shoot Benchmarking survey now open

    Smiths Gore GWCT Shoot Benchmarking survey now open

    Now that the 2014/15 season is over, Smiths Gore and the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust have launched their annual Shoot Benchmarking Survey. It is the only survey that allows shoots to understand their performance better as well as seeing how it compares with similar shoots. It is free to take part, completely confidential and all participants receive a personalised report of their performance.

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  • Countryside enthusiast retires from education post

    Countryside enthusiast retires from education post

    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.

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