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13 June 2014
The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) – who have been at the sharp-end of developing innovative and well proven techniques for restoring farmland wildlife such as conservation headlands, beetle banks and wild flower seed mixes, were in an upbeat mood about the new ‘greening’ measures announced by Defra this week.
06 June 2014
Ashley Cooper of H P Cooper (Farms) Ltd, Gestingthorpe, Essex, has been given one of the highest accolades in the farming industry; the ‘FWAG Silver Lapwing Award’. The award, which is sponsored by Waitrose, recognises the extensive efforts Ashley makes to protect and enhance the countryside. The farm was chosen from a national shortlist of four farms, each selected for demonstrating outstanding commitment to good environmental practices, alongside the production of food.
05 June 2014
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.
03 June 2014
One of the UK's leading wildlife research charities is to benefit from an open-air production of Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night' at Glemham Hall in Suffolk this July.
30 May 2014
The Scottish Land Reform Review Group’s published report presents a number of challenging recommendations to Scottish Government in relation to land ownership and the complex legal and social dynamics that surround ownership.
30 May 2014
Having asked our members to comment on our draft response to Natural England's proposed changes to General Licences we have now submitted our response.
27 May 2014
It’s top marks for Commonwealth Games athlete and local Perth teenager Stephen Milne as he dived into Scone Palace today (Tuesday 27 May 2014) to promote the Queen’s Baton’s landmark visit to the GWCT Scottish Game Fair in July.
22 May 2014
Good farmland advice from well-trained and knowledgeable advisers is a crucial element in helping to restore farmland wildlife according to the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust.
21 May 2014
Vital funds for one of the UK's leading wildlife research charities were raised by a clay shoot in East Sussex this May.
16 May 2014
Nearly 200 policy makers, farmers, conservationists and scientists joined forces at a thought-provoking research conference that highlighted how wildlife recovery is within our grasp in the UK.