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  • Farming industry unites to support the 2015 Big Farmland Bird Count

    Farming industry unites to support the 2015 Big Farmland Bird Count

    The launch of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s 2015 Big Farmland Bird Count got off to a remarkable start this week, when all the GWCT’s key partner organisations plus local farmers spent the day on the GWCT’s first bird identification day on the award-winning LEAF demonstration farm of Patrick Barker in Suffolk.

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  • Gourmet game dinner raises over £15,000 for the GWCT

    Gourmet game dinner raises over £15,000 for the GWCT

    The Bristol and North Somerset branch of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) has raised over £15,000 for the charity at its annual Gourmet Game Dinner.

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  • Oxfordshire shoot raffle aims to raise fabulous sums for charity

    Oxfordshire shoot raffle aims to raise fabulous sums for charity

    Charities across Oxfordshire are set to benefit from an exclusive raffle being run by one of the UK's leading wildlife research charities.

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  • Save that date for the birds!

    Save that date for the birds!

    The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) has announced that its second Big Farmland Bird Count (BFBC) will take place between 7th and 15th February 2015. This leading UK research charity is asking farmers, landowners, birdwatchers and gamekeepers to spend 30 minutes recording the species and number of birds seen on one particular area of the firm this coming winter.

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  • Farmland and wildlife get major boost from new Defra-funded research

    Farmland and wildlife get major boost from new Defra-funded research

    Efforts to increase farm productivity while supporting wildlife and the environment have been given a boost through the launch of a substantial £4.5 million Defra-funded research initiative that will bring together expertise from across the farming industry and research community in England and Wales in order to ensure a more sustainable farming sector in the future.

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  • Where have all the waders gone?

    Where have all the waders gone?

    A study published in the Welsh Ornithological Society’s journal Birds in Wales, highlights the fragility of some bird populations on the Berwyn Special Protection Area (SPA) in North Wales and identifies the tragic loss of lapwing from the sample plots as well as a massive reduction of other important waders such as golden plover and curlew.

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  • Perth & Kinross young artists are top drawer

    Perth & Kinross young artists are top drawer

    The AK Bell Library in Perth was the perfect surroundings for the official prize-giving for the tenth annual Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust Schools’ Art Competition.

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  • New ponds are crucial in the battle to save freshwater wildlife

    New ponds are crucial in the battle to save freshwater wildlife

    How can we mitigate the increasing problems of pollution and lost biodiversity in our rivers, streams and ponds caused by pesticides, phosphorous, diffuse pollution from agriculture and even the seeping of nutrients from septic tanks and small sewage treatment works?

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  • GWCT shoot sweepstake adds the taste of success

    GWCT shoot sweepstake adds the taste of success

    The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) is urging shoots across the country to get involved in their 2014/15 shoot sweepstake scheme to help raise funds for their vital game and wildlife research.

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  • Nothing to grouse about with fabulous charity prize draw

    Nothing to grouse about with fabulous charity prize draw

    This is now your chance to win a day’s driven grouse shooting for nine guns during the 2015 season on Clune and Corrybrough Estate in the majestic Monadhliath Mountains of Inverness-shire. The prize also includes bed and breakfast for one night at The Steadings at The Grouse and Trout, with lunch and tea on the day.

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