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  • Minister visits innovative Scottish partridge project

    Minister visits innovative Scottish partridge project

    Minister for Environment, Paul Wheelhouse MSP visited the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s (GWCT) Scottish Grey Partridge Project at Whitburgh Farms, Midlothian today (Tuesday, May 21) viewing research and conservation for this vulnerable species.

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  • Experiences, shooting excitement and the challenges of saving a rare bird

    Experiences, shooting excitement and the challenges of saving a rare bird

    Will Garfit, the extraordinary artist, illustrator and author, who has also developed a 70 acre disused gravel pit in Cambridgeshire into an award winning shoot, fisheries and wildlife reserve, will be an entertaining and amusing speaker at a charity event dedicated to one of our most threatened bird species, the wild grey partridge, on Tuesday 11th June at the RAF Club in Piccadilly, London.

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  • Last chance to train on a grey day

    Last chance to train on a grey day

    Time is running out for anyone wishing to book on the grey partridge training days run by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) Advisory Service.

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  • Turning the Wolds grey

    Turning the Wolds grey

    Business, wildlife charities and farmers are uniting in the Yorkshire Wolds in an effort to boost the prospects for one of this country’s fastest declining birds; the wild grey partridge.

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  • Fun-packed day showcases the best of the British countryside

    Fun-packed day showcases the best of the British countryside

    One of the biggest countryside events to be organised in Nottingham will take place on Saturday 29th June at North Lodge Farm, Widmerpool, Nottingham by kind permission of Chris and Julia Butterfield, the fair aims to raise funds for important wildlife conservation research.

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  • Herefordshire raffle is a high for charities

    Herefordshire raffle is a high for charities

    A 'High Four' raffle organised to raise funds for one of the UK's leading wildlife research charities has also benefitted four other local charities.

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  • Long-distance flyers - follow the elusive woodcock

    Long-distance flyers - follow the elusive woodcock

    Excitement is mounting as ‘Monkey’, the record-breaking woodcock, has started transmitting satellite signals back to the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s dedicated woodcockwatch.com website as he begins his perilous 6,200 km spring migration from Cornwall to Siberia.

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  • 40-year report highlights disastrous effects of weather on fragile salmon populations

    40-year report highlights disastrous effects of weather on fragile salmon populations

    The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) has just released its latest report on salmon monitoring on the River Frome in Dorset. The report gives a fascinating insight on the rise and fall of salmon populations over 40 years and identifies that 2012 was one of the worst years on record for this species because of drought followed by extreme flooding throughout the year.

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  • Tickets please for a silver summer event

    Tickets please for a silver summer event

    Discounted tickets are now available online for this summer’s Scottish Game Fair, organised by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust.

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  • Recovery course for wild grey partridges

    Recovery course for wild grey partridges

    Following the disastrous breeding season for wild grey partridges last summer, which was reportedly the wettest for 100 years and fatal for countless young partridges, leading research charity the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) is maximising efforts to help the recovery of this iconic species.

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