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11 July 2013
Barry Gardiner, new shadow minister for the natural environment, speaking at the Game & Wildlife Conservation All Party Parliamentary Group this week, set out some key aspects of the opposition's plans for future wildlife policy.
10 July 2013
Three days of sunshine bathed the GWCT Scottish Game Fair at the weekend and ensured a superb turn-out of visitors to Scone Palace parklands for this major summer event.
05 July 2013
Minister for the Environment, Paul Wheelhouse MSP visited the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s Scottish Game Fair at Scone Palace, (Friday, July 5) attending the Trust’s ‘Big 5’ reception to celebrate the Year of Natural Scotland.
04 July 2013
Officially opening the 25th Anniversary GWCT Scottish Game Fair on Friday, July 5 will be clay shooting star Peter Wilson MBE who claimed an Olympic gold medal in 2012 for double trap shooting. The opening will begin with Peter releasing 2,500 (biodegradable) balloons in the main ring before everyone is invited to the Anniversary marquee to enjoy the party atmosphere with refreshments, live music and reminisce about Fairs gone by.
03 July 2013
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.
02 July 2013
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).
01 July 2013
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.
01 July 2013
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.
28 June 2013
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.
27 June 2013
‘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.
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