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  • DATES FOR THE DIARY: GWCT Yorkshire Bonanza Dog Day

    DATES FOR THE DIARY: GWCT Yorkshire Bonanza Dog Day

    On Sunday 21st September 2014 a Bonanza Dog Day in aid of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) in association with Help for Heroes is taking place at Marfield Fields, Masham, North Yorkshire. The day will include 8 classes; the waggiest tail, dog most like its owner, best puppy, best young handler, scruffiest, best fancy dress, best “6” legs and a dog the judge would most like to take home.

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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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  • Prestigious 'FWAG Silver Lapwing' Farming & Conservation Award Presented

    Prestigious 'FWAG Silver Lapwing' Farming & Conservation Award Presented

    Ashley Cooper of H P Cooper (Farms) Ltd, Gestingthorpe, Essex, has been given one of the highest accolades in the farming industry; the ‘FWAG Silver Lapwing Award’. The award, which is sponsored by Waitrose, recognises the extensive efforts Ashley makes to protect and enhance the countryside. The farm was chosen from a national shortlist of four farms, each selected for demonstrating outstanding commitment to good environmental practices, alongside the production of food.

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  • Shakespeare plays on in Suffolk – and raises funds for wildlife research

    Shakespeare plays on in Suffolk – and raises funds for wildlife research

    One of the UK's leading wildlife research charities is to benefit from an open-air production of Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night' at Glemham Hall in Suffolk this July.

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  • Can ‘Lapwing Envy’ trigger a wildlife revival?

    Can ‘Lapwing Envy’ trigger a wildlife revival?

    Nearly 200 policy makers, farmers, conservationists and scientists joined forces at a thought-provoking research conference that highlighted how wildlife recovery is within our grasp in the UK.

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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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  • 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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  • Marlborough Downs Project lifts the spirit of local RDA and Help for Heroes carriage drivers

    Marlborough Downs Project lifts the spirit of local RDA and Help for Heroes carriage drivers

    The Marlborough Downs Nature Improvement Area (MDNIA) is a unique farmer-led project that forms part of a government initiative launched in 2012. Involving over 40 farms and encompassing an area of over 25,000 acres of Wiltshire farmland, the project aim is to create joined-up habitats and initiatives that will boost wildlife as well as encouraging community involvement from local people.

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  • Bird survey shows half-million acres of farmland is dedicated to wildlife

    Bird survey shows half-million acres of farmland is dedicated to wildlife

    Despite it being the wettest winter since records began more than 500 farmers, covering nearly half-million acres of UK farmland, rose to the challenge of taking part in the first year of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s Big Farmland Bird Count in February. 

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  • ‘Best practice’ training on predator control from the GWCT

    ‘Best practice’ training on predator control from the GWCT

    The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) is to hold two predation control courses in West Yorkshire on Wednesday 23 April.
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