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Latest News

  • 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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  • International effort sheds light on Atlantic salmon decline

    International effort sheds light on Atlantic salmon decline

    An international conference jointly organised by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) and the French Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA) in Wareham, Dorset this month marked the end of the three year collaborative EU Interreg funded MorFish (Monitoring for Migratory Fish) Project, which included the investigation of the dramatic 70 per cent decline of Atlantic salmon observed in recent years.

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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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  • 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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  • Perth & Kinross young artists are top drawer

    Perth & Kinross young artists are top drawer

    The AK Bell Library in Perth was the perfect surroundings for the official prize-giving for the tenth annual Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust Schools’ Art Competition.

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  • The ones that did not get away!

    The ones that did not get away!

    Catching nearly 9,000 wild Atlantic salmon parr might sound like a fisherman’s dream come true. But catching this number of young fish on the River Frome in Dorset this autumn is no dream, it is part of a unique research project being run by scientists from the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) who have spent the past 40 years helping to unravel the mystery surrounding the dramatic 70 per cent decline of this iconic fish.

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  • Scottish Auction success

    Scottish Auction success

    Our 2014 Scottish Auction took place at Prestonfield on Thursday 8th May. A wide range of lots in both the live and silent auctions were generously bid for by more than 400 guests, making this the Trust’s most successful event so far this year.

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  • The highs and lows of Atlantic salmon monitoring in France and the UK

    The highs and lows of Atlantic salmon monitoring in France and the UK

    The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust has just published its latest report on Atlantic salmon monitoring on the river Frome in Dorset. The report gives fascinating insight on the rise and fall of salmon populations on this typical lowland chalk stream during some of the most extreme weather conditions in its 41 year history of monitoring. 

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  • Young talent sought for wildlife photography competition

    Young talent sought for wildlife photography competition

    Britain’s leading wildlife research charity is hoping to encourage talented young people aged 16 or under to take part in its 2014 nature photography competition.

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  • Cambridgeshire Committee Spring Newsletter

    Cambridgeshire Committee Spring Newsletter

    The GWCT's Cambridgeshire Committee has released its spring newsletter, celebrating its achievement of raising £20,000 in support of the Trust's work in 2013 and promoting some of its upcoming events as it aims to do even better in 2014.

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