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  • Farmers show they can win the climate change challenge

    Farmers show they can win the climate change challenge

    Climate Week - Britain’s biggest climate change championing event - has announced that the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s (GWCT's) ground-breaking farm building conversion, with a minimal carbon footprint, is a finalist in the 2013 Climate Week Awards. In so doing, Climate Week has recognised that farming has a huge role to play in helping to combat climate change.

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  • Conservation has grey results

    Conservation has grey results

    The neighbouring farm of the 2012 Dods of Haddington Grey Partridge Trophy winner has lifted the same award in 2013.

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  • Successful event raises the roof for charity

    Successful event raises the roof for charity

    It has just been announced that over the past twelve years an annual lunch and sporting auction held at Arley Hall by kind permission of Lord and Lady Ashbrook has raised an impressive £200,000 for research carried out by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT); one of the UK’s leading wildlife research charities.

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  • A final chance to hear a Grenadier's personal account of Afghanistan

    A final chance to hear a Grenadier's personal account of Afghanistan

    A final opportunity to hear the ‘behind the headline’ experiences of a serving officer of the Grenadier Guards while on a recent tour of Afghanistan has been arranged by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust at a specially organised evening talk in Oxfordshire in March.

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  • Second year of photo competition celebrates life of murdered Kent farmer

    Second year of photo competition celebrates life of murdered Kent farmer

    Britain’s leading wildlife research charity is on the lookout for talented young camera enthusiasts to take part in its 2013 nature photography competition.

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  • Essential and legal snare training for land managers

    Essential and legal snare training for land managers

    Another tranche of Scottish Government approved Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) fox and rabbit snaring training courses will be held this February to bring game and wildlife managers up to speed with the latest legislation and essential training requirements.

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  • A thousand volunteers needed to count the UK's most elusive bird

    A thousand volunteers needed to count the UK's most elusive bird

    One thousand keen-eyed volunteers are required to count one of the UKs most elusive birds in more than a thousand woods across the UK in the 2013 national woodcock survey being organised by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) and the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO).

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  • Courses to focus on predator control

    Courses to focus on predator control

    The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s Drumochter lodge near Dalwhinnie will be the venue for two vital practical training courses for land managers on Thursday March 14.

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  • Providing extra winter food is a winner for partridge conservation in Cumbria

    Providing extra winter food is a winner for partridge conservation in Cumbria

    A Cumbrian farmer has won a prestigious conservation award in recognition of the work he does to help threatened grey partridges on his farm. Martin Baird of Red Hall Farm near Wigton has been awarded the 2012 Cumbrian Grey Partridge Group trophy by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT).

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  • Afghanistan – the tales behind the headlines relived in Marlborough

    Afghanistan – the tales behind the headlines relived in Marlborough

    A rare opportunity to hear the ‘behind the headline’ experiences of a serving officer of the Grenadier Guards while on a recent tour of Afghanistan has been arranged by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust at a specially organised evening talk at Marlborough, Wiltshire in March.

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