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24 April 2014
The UK’s leading wildlife research charity, the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT), is launching a survey to investigate wild pheasants in East Anglia in association with a Cambridgeshire seed company.
17 April 2014
Over £21,000 was raised for wildlife research at a packed event organised by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) in London this March. The proceeds will go towards funding groundbreaking research into the woodcock, one of the UK's most inscrutable game birds.
16 April 2014
The Marlborough Downs Nature Improvement Area (MDNIA) is a unique farmer-led project that forms part of a government initiative launched in 2012. Involving over 40 farms and encompassing an area of over 25,000 acres of Wiltshire farmland, the project aim is to create joined-up habitats and initiatives that will boost wildlife as well as encouraging community involvement from local people.
14 April 2014
Despite it being the wettest winter since records began more than 500 farmers, covering nearly half-million acres of UK farmland, rose to the challenge of taking part in the first year of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s Big Farmland Bird Count in February.
11 April 2014
The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) is to hold two predation control courses in West Yorkshire on Wednesday 23 April.
10 April 2014
Two leading scientists recently expressed their concerns to a cross-party group of politicians that although bees are the focus of most attention, other important pollinating insects, such as hoverflies are in an equally perilous state and need help.
03 April 2014
The Landed Estates team at accountancy and investment management group, Smith & Williamson, is sponsoring the satellite tracking of a woodcock to aid pioneering research into the migratory and breeding patterns of this elusive, nocturnal bird.
25 March 2014
The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) a leading research charity, has organised a unique fund-raising event in Fulham that involves a special butchery demonstration of a roe deer followed by a delicious dinner created especially for the evening by celebrated TV game chef Mike Robinson.
14 March 2014
A rare opportunity to hear a fascinating talk on the ground-breaking research that is being carried out by UK as well as American researchers on the mysterious woodcock - one of our most elusive birds, is taking place on Tuesday 25
th March at the RAF Club in Piccadilly, London. Read more
14 March 2014
The woodcock is one of the UK's most elusive bird species but now wildlife researchers are beginning to unravel its mysteries. Using satellite tracking technology, the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) is finally shedding a welcome light on the habits and behaviour of this secretive but much-loved wader bird.