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Latest News

  • Nottinghamshire Country Fair raises its game for charity

    Nottinghamshire Country Fair raises its game for charity

    One of the biggest countryside events to be organised in Nottinghamshire raised an impressive £50,000 for charity at the weekend and was deemed a fantastic success by all those attending.

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  • Artist brings Will power to wildlife research

    Artist brings Will power to wildlife research

    A talk in London by a world-renowned wildlife artist has been deemed a triumph, and helped raise vital funds for the scientific research of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT).

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  • Working hill ponies sought for memorial award

    Working hill ponies sought for memorial award

    The working pony is a treasured tradition on many of Scotland’s sporting estates and deer forests and it’s fitting that the 25th Anniversary GWCT Scottish Game Fair hosts the first staging of a ‘concourse d’elegance’ for working ponies in memory of the late Fred Taylor, Head Stalker on Invermark Estate in Angus, who died last year.

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  • Donside estate wins new moorland management award

    Donside estate wins new moorland management award

    A new award which recognises progressive, innovative and environmentally sensitive moorland management is being presented to Edinglassie Estate at the Scottish Game Fair on Saturday, July 6.

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  • Young Shooters Day to introduce a new generation to conservation

    Young Shooters Day to introduce a new generation to conservation

    Aspiring young countryside enthusiasts in Northumberland will look forward to their summer holidays this year as leading research charity, the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) is running an inspiring Young Shooter Day at Northumberland Sporting Clays near Morpeth on Wednesday 24 July.

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  • A feast of game research on the GWCT stand at Game Fair

    A feast of game research on the GWCT stand at Game Fair

    ‘Middleton Chicks’ on the GWCT Game Fair stand adjacent to the main arena, will help to illustrate the science behind a new 3-year project that aims to see whether simple techniques introduced early in a reared pheasant’s life will help them survive better and breed successfully. Photocredit: Martin Clays

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  • Tree planting project provides a vital life-line for threatened black grouse

    Tree planting project provides a vital life-line for threatened black grouse

    The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s (GWCT's) ‘Woodlands for black grouse’ project has now completed its second winter and is throwing a vital life-line for the very threatened black grouse following some of the coldest winters seen in living memory.

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  • Environment minister goes that extra mile for conservation

    Environment minister goes that extra mile for conservation

    Environment minister Richard Benyon MP, has gone that extra mile for wildlife on his Englefield Estate in Berkshire by establishing miles and miles of vital insect-rich habitats for one of our most threatened farmland birds.

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  • Chalara ash dieback spring symptoms

    Chalara ash dieback spring symptoms

    The Forestry Commission has published a press release and video to help identify symptoms of ash dieback this year.

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  • Walk this way for evening event

    Walk this way for evening event

    Teasses Estate near Ceres is the venue on Thursday, June 13 for all those interested in finding out more about how a country estate successfully combines sensitive wildlife management, a thriving game shooting enterprise and a productive farm.

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