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Latest News

  • Politicians told we need to eat more peas for bees

    Politicians told we need to eat more peas for bees

    Two leading scientists recently expressed their concerns to a cross-party group of politicians that although bees are the focus of most attention, other important pollinating insects, such as hoverflies are in an equally perilous state and need help.

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  • Smith & Williamson sponsors pioneering woodcock research

    Smith & Williamson sponsors pioneering woodcock research

    The Landed Estates team at accountancy and investment management group, Smith & Williamson, is sponsoring the satellite tracking of a woodcock to aid pioneering research into the migratory and breeding patterns of this elusive, nocturnal bird.

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  • UK and USA put their might behind elusive woodcock research

    UK and USA put their might behind elusive woodcock research

    A rare opportunity to hear a fascinating talk on the ground-breaking research that is being carried out by UK as well as American researchers on the mysterious woodcock - one of our most elusive birds, is taking place on Tuesday 25th March at the RAF Club in Piccadilly, London.

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  • Woodcock brought to light in Gloucestershire

    Woodcock brought to light in Gloucestershire

    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.

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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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  • 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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  • RAF Club reveals the secretive nature of woodcock

    RAF Club reveals the secretive nature of woodcock

    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. 

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  • Is wildlife revival within our reach?

    Is wildlife revival within our reach?

    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 13th May at the Royal Geographical Society in London.

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  • Species of the Month for February - Stoat

    Species of the Month for February - Stoat

    Peter Thompson examines stoats in the latest of his 'Species of the Month' articles.

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  • Wildlife charity seeks scenes of British rural beauty for photo competition

    Wildlife charity seeks scenes of British rural beauty for photo competition

    The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) is now looking for entries for the third annual Julian Gardner Award photographic competition.

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