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10 February 2016
The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s (GWCT) third Big Farmland Bird Count (BFBC) is now under way, with farmers across the UK starting to count their resident birds. The GWCT is encouraging all farmers and landowners to take part in the nationwide survey.
03 February 2016
The Big Farmland Bird Count (BFBC) identification days are in full swing with only a few days to run. Most events are now sold out, but there are a handful of places remaining on the South Wales ID Day. Read more
01 February 2016
The weather might be soggy but the time has come to start counting those birds! The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s (GWCT) third Big Farmland Bird Count (BFBC) will be taking place from 6-14 February 2016. The GWCT is encouraging all farmers and landowners to take part in the nationwide survey of our declining farmland birds.
26 January 2016
The Environment Secretary, Elizabeth Truss, has visited a farm in Hampshire to see how Farmer Clusters are working together to deliver positive conservation at landscape scale.
21 January 2016
The first Big Farmland Bird Count (BFBC) identification day has taken place in Wiltshire with great success.
11 January 2016
The New Year has begun which means the annual Big Farmland Count (BFBC) 2016 is fast approaching! The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) have now finalised the Identification Training dates and are inviting all farmers to join in with the annual count.
23 December 2015
As of 1 January 2016 contact details for the GWCT Scottish Upland Research Team will change.
18 December 2015
The third Big Farmland Bird Count (BFBC) will take place between the 6th and 14
th February 2016, the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) announced today. Read more
02 December 2015
With the cold weather approaching, now is the time to be mindful of your resident woodcock numbers and consider how you are going to help them this winter.
01 December 2015
The case for grouse moor management as an essential part of sustaining Scotland’s uplands was re-stated at a “Gift of Grouse” reception yesterday at the Scottish Parliament, highlighting the work of grouse moor estates in the Angus Glens and Perthshire.