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Latest News

  • London talk raises thousands for woodcock research

    London talk raises thousands for woodcock research

    Over £21,000 was raised for wildlife research at a packed event organised by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) in London this March. The proceeds will go towards funding groundbreaking research into the woodcock, one of the UK's most inscrutable game birds.

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  • Celebrity chef cooks up a feast for wildlife charity

    Celebrity chef cooks up a feast for wildlife charity

    The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) a leading research charity, has organised a unique fund-raising event in Fulham that involves a special butchery demonstration of a roe deer followed by a delicious dinner created especially for the evening by celebrated TV game chef Mike Robinson.

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  • Cambridgeshire Committee Spring Newsletter

    Cambridgeshire Committee Spring Newsletter

    The GWCT's Cambridgeshire Committee has released its spring newsletter, celebrating its achievement of raising £20,000 in support of the Trust's work in 2013 and promoting some of its upcoming events as it aims to do even better in 2014.

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  • High Birds in May

    High Birds in May

    One of the country's biggest clay shooting events takes place in Whitfield Hexham, Northumberland on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 May.

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  • Smith & Williamson supports our woodcock research

    Smith & Williamson supports our woodcock research

    We are delighted to announce that Smith & Williamson, the accountancy and investment management group, has kindly sponsored a woodcock. The firm will be paying for the tagging and satellite tracking of ‘Smithy’, which will allow us to gain a greater insight into the habits of these elusive birds.

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  • It takes more than a pear tree to conserve our wild greys

    It takes more than a pear tree to conserve our wild greys

    As we bellow out the 12 Days of Christmas this festive season, not many people will realise that the ‘partridge in the pear tree’ is actually in need of a huge amount of support following a massive decline in numbers over the past 40 years.

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  • Bristol dinner raises over £8K

    Bristol dinner raises over £8K

    Over 80 supporters of the Bristol and North Somerset branch of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) raised more than £8,000 for the charity at their annual fund-raising dinner.

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  • New Year Action Plan to save the Christmas ‘Grey’

    New Year Action Plan to save the Christmas ‘Grey’

    The wild grey partridge, immortalised in the traditional Christmas carol, The Twelve Days of Christmas, is one of our most rapidly declining farmland birds, having suffered a massive 86 per cent decline over the past forty years. To secure the future of this iconic Christmas species, the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) is appealing to farmers and gamekeepers to extend their festive cheer to grey partridge conservation this winter.

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  • Win the ultimate sporting challenge

    Win the ultimate sporting challenge

    There’s still time to enter one of this year’s best charity prize draws for those with an interest in the finest country sports.

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  • Spotlight on record-breaking woodcock flights in west Wales

    Spotlight on record-breaking woodcock flights in west Wales

    They have been widely featured on the BBC programme Springwatch as well as the BBC’s One Show. Now the secret life of the elusive woodcock is being revealed in west Wales by one of the world’s leading authorities on woodcock ecology, Dr Andrew Hoodless on Friday 15th November at the Abercothi Estate in Carmarthen.

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