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14 March 2014
The woodcock is one of the UK's most elusive bird species but now wildlife researchers are beginning to unravel its mysteries. Using satellite tracking technology, the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) is finally shedding a welcome light on the habits and behaviour of this secretive but much-loved wader bird.
06 March 2014
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.
18 February 2014
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.
18 February 2014
The woodcock is one of our most secretive bird species and up until now much of its fascinating ecology has eluded wildlife enthusiasts and researchers.
11 February 2014
Scientists, politicians, conservationists and farmers will be debating the art of the possible to bring about a dramatic wildlife revival in the next six years at a specially convened research conference organised by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust on Tuesday 13
th May at the Royal Geographical Society in London. Read more
10 February 2014
Peter Thompson examines stoats in the latest of his 'Species of the Month' articles.
04 February 2014
The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) is now looking for entries for the third annual Julian Gardner Award photographic competition.
10 January 2014
Peter Thompson examines starlings in the latest of his 'Species of the Month' articles.
13 December 2013
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.
26 November 2013
A collaboration between the GWCT and the Wildlife Department of Himachal Pradesh saw our very own Dr Francis Buner visiting the Great Himalayan National Park in India at the end of October to run a two-week bird-ringing training course. Read more