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Latest News

  • Soldiers and wildlife to benefit from charity clay shoot

    Soldiers and wildlife to benefit from charity clay shoot

    This June, ABF The Soldiers’ Charity is teaming up with the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) to hold a two-day charity clay pigeon shoot on the Warter Estate, near Pocklington, North Yorkshire. ABF The Soldiers’ Charity is the Army’s national charity and the GWCT is the UK’s leading wildlife research charity.

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  • Magnificent setting for charity clay shoot in Hertfordshire

    Magnificent setting for charity clay shoot in Hertfordshire

    The UK's leading wildlife research charity is holding a flagship fundraising event at the Hatfield House Estate in Hertfordshire on Friday 22 May, by kind invitation of the Marquess of Salisbury.

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  • Golden time for Glenbervie pupils

    Golden time for Glenbervie pupils

    Pupils at Glenbervie Primary School near Stonehaven welcomed Perthshire author Katrina Candy to their classrooms earlier this month as part of World Book Day. Katrina read her second book Stag Munro’s Golden Encounter to the children on Thursday 5 March and introduced them to some of the characters from the book including a fox and some wading birds – courtesy of Perth Museum’s taxidermy department!

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  • Spring into 2015 with wildlife photography competition

    Spring into 2015 with wildlife photography competition

    As winter finally gives way to spring, Britain's leading wildlife research charity is encouraging amateur photographers to head outside and take a potentially prize-winning picture of the British countryside or wildlife.

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  • Hampshire Shoot Raffle winner announced

    Hampshire Shoot Raffle winner announced

    The Hampshire Shoot Raffle was drawn in the London Office on Friday 6th March.

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  • Some success for major moorland project

    Some success for major moorland project

    The Langholm Moor Demonstration Project, one of the most important projects in the British uplands, has published its seven-year review which outlines what progress this unique 10-year project has made to date against its key targets.

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  • Leading city man takes on a fishery research challenge

    Leading city man takes on a fishery research challenge

    One of the leading lights in investment banking, David Mayhew, Vice Chairman of JPM Morgan and former Chairman of Cazenove and JPMorgan Cazenove and has recently been appointed chair of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s (GWCT) fisheries research steering committee.

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  • Fife is made for grey

    Fife is made for grey

    To encourage conservation measures and monitoring of the birds amongst local farmers and gamekeepers, the Fife Committee of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust has launched the Kingdom Agribusiness Grey Partridge trophy.

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  • Smiths Gore GWCT Shoot Benchmarking survey now open

    Smiths Gore GWCT Shoot Benchmarking survey now open

    Now that the 2014/15 season is over, Smiths Gore and the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust have launched their annual Shoot Benchmarking Survey. It is the only survey that allows shoots to understand their performance better as well as seeing how it compares with similar shoots. It is free to take part, completely confidential and all participants receive a personalised report of their performance.

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  • An army of farmers and gamekeepers set forth to count their birds this week

    An army of farmers and gamekeepers set forth to count their birds this week

    An army of more than 2,000 farmers and gamekeepers who registered to take part in the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s Big Farmland Bird Count will be out in force this week between 7 – 15th February to see how their conservation efforts are helping some of our most rapidly declining birds.

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