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Latest News

  • Call for action for our resident woodcock

    Call for action for our resident woodcock

    Bird watchers could play a vital role in the conservation of one of our most secretive and elusive birds, by volunteering to go out counting woodcock during the summer months when the males are performing their enigmatic roding activity at dusk to attract receptive females.

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  • Taking care of our resident woodcock

    Taking care of our resident woodcock

    From the list of quarry species that the shooting community hold most dear, woodcock must be top of the list. Showing concern for its status, investing in research carried out by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust, and willingly getting involved in projects that can help to conserve the bird, all go to prove that the elusive woodcock is a much treasured and prized species.

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  • Teresa Dent joins the Board of Natural England

    Teresa Dent joins the Board of Natural England

    The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust is delighted to announce that Teresa Dent, its Chief Executive has been appointed to the Board of Natural England. 

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  • Scottish Auction success

    Scottish Auction success

    Our 2014 Scottish Auction took place at Prestonfield on Thursday 8th May. A wide range of lots in both the live and silent auctions were generously bid for by more than 400 guests, making this the Trust’s most successful event so far this year.

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  • Scone Palace in the game with Queen's Baton Relay

    Scone Palace in the game with Queen's Baton Relay

    It’s top marks for Commonwealth Games athlete and local Perth teenager Stephen Milne as he dived  into Scone Palace today (Tuesday 27 May 2014) to promote the Queen’s Baton’s landmark visit to the GWCT Scottish Game Fair in July.

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  • Farmers, scientists and advisers urged to join forces for wildlife

    Farmers, scientists and advisers urged to join forces for wildlife

    Good farmland advice from well-trained and knowledgeable advisers is a crucial element in helping to restore farmland wildlife according to the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust. 

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  • Sussex shooters aim high for charity fundraising

    Sussex shooters aim high for charity fundraising

    Vital funds for one of the UK's leading wildlife research charities were raised by a clay shoot in East Sussex this May.

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  • Young talent sought for wildlife photography competition

    Young talent sought for wildlife photography competition

    Britain’s leading wildlife research charity is hoping to encourage talented young people aged 16 or under to take part in its 2014 nature photography competition.

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  • Whitfield Clay Shoot to benefit local charities

    Whitfield Clay Shoot to benefit local charities

    Two local charities will be among the beneficiaries of the Whitfield Annual Clay Shoot at Hexham, Northumberland on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 May.

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  • GWCT and Oakbank team up to help wild pheasants

    GWCT and Oakbank team up to help wild pheasants

    The UK’s leading wildlife research charity, the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT), is launching a survey to investigate wild pheasants in East Anglia in association with a Cambridgeshire seed company.

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