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22 May 2013
For the first time British scientists have proved that migrating woodcock from the UK are travelling enormous distances to breed. It is estimated that one particular woodcock called ‘Monkey’ has travelled at least 39,000 km in the course of his short life time.
22 May 2013
"We need to work together for wildlife recovery right now," says Teresa Dent, Chief Executive of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) in response to the launch of the alarming State of Nature report by a coalition of wildlife organisations today, Wednesday 22nd May.
21 May 2013
Minister for Environment, Paul Wheelhouse MSP visited the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s (GWCT) Scottish Grey Partridge Project at Whitburgh Farms, Midlothian today (Tuesday, May 21) viewing research and conservation for this vulnerable species.
16 May 2013
Will Garfit, the extraordinary artist, illustrator and author, who has also developed a 70 acre disused gravel pit in Cambridgeshire into an award winning shoot, fisheries and wildlife reserve, will be an entertaining and amusing speaker at a charity event dedicated to one of our most threatened bird species, the wild grey partridge, on Tuesday 11th June at the RAF Club in Piccadilly, London.
14 May 2013
Time is running out for anyone wishing to book on the grey partridge training days run by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) Advisory Service.
13 May 2013
Business, wildlife charities and farmers are uniting in the Yorkshire Wolds in an effort to boost the prospects for one of this country’s fastest declining birds; the wild grey partridge.
02 May 2013
One of the biggest countryside events to be organised in Nottingham will take place on Saturday 29th June at North Lodge Farm, Widmerpool, Nottingham by kind permission of Chris and Julia Butterfield, the fair aims to raise funds for important wildlife conservation research.
26 April 2013
A 'High Four' raffle organised to raise funds for one of the UK's leading wildlife research charities has also benefitted four other local charities.
25 April 2013
Excitement is mounting as ‘Monkey’, the record-breaking woodcock, has started transmitting satellite signals back to the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s dedicated woodcockwatch.com website as he begins his perilous 6,200 km spring migration from Cornwall to Siberia.
24 April 2013
The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) has just released its latest report on salmon monitoring on the River Frome in Dorset. The report gives a fascinating insight on the rise and fall of salmon populations over 40 years and identifies that 2012 was one of the worst years on record for this species because of drought followed by extreme flooding throughout the year.