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Latest News

  • Countryside enthusiast retires from education post

    Countryside enthusiast retires from education post

    Alex Towns hung up his Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust boots last month (Monday 26 January) when he retired from the post of education and events assistant with GWCT Scotland.

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  • Campaign urges farmers to turn Lincolnshire Grey

    Campaign urges farmers to turn Lincolnshire Grey

    Business, wildlife charities and farmers are uniting in Lincolnshire on the 25th February at Riseholme College, Lincoln in an effort to boost the prospects for one of this country’s fastest declining birds; the wild grey partridge.

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  • Angel takes charge at GWCT Cambridgeshire

    Angel takes charge at GWCT Cambridgeshire

    The start of a new fund raising year for the Cambridgeshire committee of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) heralds the arrival of a new chairman: Toby Angel, who takes over from the well respected Richard Pemberton of Trumpington Farming Company. 

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  • Derbyshire Farmers take on the ID bird challenge

    Derbyshire Farmers take on the ID bird challenge

    The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT), supported by Limestone Journeys in partnership with Lesley Sharpe, a local farmland environment adviser will be giving Derbyshire farmers an opportunity of learning how to identify the everyday birds that live on their farms by attending a farmland bird ID day on the 5th February at Elmton, near Bolsover in Derbyshire.

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  • Farmers in Essex take on the ID bird challenge

    Farmers in Essex take on the ID bird challenge

    The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) together with the Farming & Wildlife Advisory Group (FWAG) is giving farmers an opportunity of learning how to identify the everyday birds that live on their farms by attending a farmland bird ID day on the 5th February at Little Braxted, Witham, Essex.

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  • A herd of wrens or a wisp of snipe – farmers take on the challenge of counting their birds

    A herd of wrens or a wisp of snipe – farmers take on the challenge of counting their birds

    A murder of crows, a charm of goldfinch, a wisp of snipe, a covey of partridge, a desert of lapwings, an exaltation of skylarks, a parliament of owls, a murmuration of starlings and a herd of wrens are some of the wonderful collective nouns for many of the bird species that will be counted on farmland across the UK during the 2015 Big Farmland Bird Count next month.

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  • Nottingham Farmers urged to prepare for the 2015 Big Farmland Bird Count

    Nottingham Farmers urged to prepare for the 2015 Big Farmland Bird Count

    The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) is giving farmers an opportunity of learning how to identify the everyday birds that live on their farms by attending a farmland bird ID day on the 30th January at Hall Farm, Linby, Notts. 

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  • Call for voluntary restraint on large scale hare culls

    Call for voluntary restraint on large scale hare culls

    A new joint initiative aimed at suspending large-scale culls of mountain hares has been launched today.

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  • Learn your birds and prepare for the 2015 Big Farmland Bird Count

    Learn your birds and prepare for the 2015 Big Farmland Bird Count

    The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) is giving farmers an opportunity of learning how to identify the everyday birds that live on their farms by attending a farmland bird ID day on the 28th January at Bank House Farm, Rawclifffe Bridge near Goole.

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  • Farmers urged to support the 2015 Big Farmland Bird Count

    Farmers urged to support the 2015 Big Farmland Bird Count

    Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust is urging Scottish farmers to take part in a nationwide survey of our farmland birds and to boost its success has arranged a series of bird identification days.

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