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14 January 2015
The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) 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 30
th January at Hall Farm, Linby, Notts. Read more
23 December 2014
A new joint initiative aimed at suspending large-scale culls of mountain hares has been launched today.
18 December 2014
The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) 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 28
th January at Bank House Farm, Rawclifffe Bridge near Goole. Read more
17 December 2014
Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust is urging Scottish farmers to take part in a nationwide survey of our farmland birds and to boost its success has arranged a series of bird identification days.
11 December 2014
The launch of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s 2015 Big Farmland Bird Count got off to a remarkable start this week, when all the GWCT’s key partner organisations plus local farmers spent the day on the GWCT’s first bird identification day on the award-winning LEAF demonstration farm of Patrick Barker in Suffolk.
08 December 2014
The Bristol and North Somerset branch of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) has raised over £15,000 for the charity at its annual Gourmet Game Dinner.
05 December 2014
The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) has announced that its second Big Farmland Bird Count (BFBC) will take place between 7
th and 15 th February 2015. This leading UK research charity is asking farmers, landowners, birdwatchers and gamekeepers to spend 30 minutes recording the species and number of birds seen on one particular area of the firm this coming winter. Read more
04 December 2014
Efforts to increase farm productivity while supporting wildlife and the environment have been given a boost through the launch of a substantial £4.5 million Defra-funded research initiative that will bring together expertise from across the farming industry and research community in England and Wales in order to ensure a more sustainable farming sector in the future.
24 November 2014
A study published in the Welsh Ornithological Society’s journal
Birds in Wales, highlights the fragility of some bird populations on the Berwyn Special Protection Area (SPA) in North Wales and identifies the tragic loss of lapwing from the sample plots as well as a massive reduction of other important waders such as golden plover and curlew. Read more
21 November 2014
The AK Bell Library in Perth was the perfect surroundings for the official prize-giving for the tenth annual Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust Schools’ Art Competition.