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Latest News

  • 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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  • 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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