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Latest News

  • Essential rat control for Scottish gamekeepers course

    Essential rat control for Scottish gamekeepers course

    The GWCT and the Scottish Gamekeepers Association will be jointly staging two Rat Control for Gamekeepers courses in September to allow their members to become fully qualified to continue using professional rodenticides.

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  • GWCT launches new school art competition

    GWCT launches new school art competition

    The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust is appealing to school pupils across the Perth and Kinross region to get busy with their paintbrushes and pencils – or indeed any other medium – and enter the annual GWCT schools art competition.

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  • New course allows gamekeepers to continue using rodenticides

    New course allows gamekeepers to continue using rodenticides

    A new one-day course will allow gamekeepers to go on controlling rats using professional rodenticides after a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) deadline of 1 July 2016.

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  • Study shows bee-friendly crops create a hungry gap for rarer bees

    Study shows bee-friendly crops create a hungry gap for rarer bees

    A new study published in Biological Conservation identifies that we need to rethink the type of special flowering crops that we grow to help our ailing bee populations.

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  • Charity clay shoot raises £80,000 for soldiers and wildlife

    Charity clay shoot raises £80,000 for soldiers and wildlife

    A two-day clay shoot held at Warter Priory Estate in Yorkshire in June has raised over £80,000 to be split between the two organising charities, ABF The Soldiers’ Charity and the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT).

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  • Eco-design for European farming triumphs at Awards

    Eco-design for European farming triumphs at Awards

    A unique partnership between an environmental research charity, an industry forum and a multi-national corporation has solved a major waste recycling problem for European agriculture. In recognition of this simple but extremely effective innovation the group was presented with a prestigious Environmental Leadership Award from the Chemical Industries Association last week.

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  • Uniting nations for a green and pleasant land

    Uniting nations for a green and pleasant land

    The way we manage the land is changing. A new report highlights a way which is better for wildlife, crop production, soil and water, as well as people.

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  • Live mealworms are a hit with chicks

    Live mealworms are a hit with chicks

    A ground-breaking new study published in the Journal of Animal Ecology, which used hundreds of reared pheasant chicks as the model, could have invaluable implications for important wildlife reintroduction programmes in the future.

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  • Digging for victory with healthy soils

    Digging for victory with healthy soils

    The United Nations has declared 2015 as the International Year of Soils with the aim of helping to raise awareness of why soils are important for food security and the environment. By its very nature without this essential element we would not be able to grow food, provide wildlife habitats, prevent flooding or have clean water.

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  • Hertfordshire simulated game day raises funds for wildlife research

    Hertfordshire simulated game day raises funds for wildlife research

    A simulated game day at Hatfield House in Hertfordshire has raised £41,000 for leading wildlife research charity, the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT).

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