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Latest News

  • GWCT leads stakeholder solidarity on future ‘Green’ reform

    GWCT leads stakeholder solidarity on future ‘Green’ reform

    Ahead of potentially far reaching changes to the Common Agricultural Policy, senior Defra environment representatives were on a fact finding mission recently with the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) and other important stakeholders to explore how Stewardship Schemes should be designed in the future to maximise their effectiveness for wildlife, and the environment.

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  • Trip down memory lane to favourite summer event

    Trip down memory lane to favourite summer event

    Cast your mind back to the summer of ’89 and try to remember if you were present at the first Scottish Game Fair to be held at Scone Palace.

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  • Joining forces to restore the River Welland

    Joining forces to restore the River Welland

    A £3 million river restoration project on the River Welland, which runs from Sibbertoft to the Wash Estuary has inspired the formation of a unique partnership comprising businesses, local communities, government agencies and third-sector bodies, who have joined forces to improve the River Welland for fresh water, people and wildlife.

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  • Trust calls for training and vigilance

    Trust calls for training and vigilance

    Building on the success of training courses so far, the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust is urging all those who use snares for agricultural and wildlife management to be fully trained and be in possession of the required certificate and user ID number before 1st April 2013.

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  • Farmers show they can win the climate change challenge

    Farmers show they can win the climate change challenge

    Climate Week - Britain’s biggest climate change championing event - has announced that the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s (GWCT's) ground-breaking farm building conversion, with a minimal carbon footprint, is a finalist in the 2013 Climate Week Awards. In so doing, Climate Week has recognised that farming has a huge role to play in helping to combat climate change.

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  • Conservation has grey results

    Conservation has grey results

    The neighbouring farm of the 2012 Dods of Haddington Grey Partridge Trophy winner has lifted the same award in 2013.

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  • Successful event raises the roof for charity

    Successful event raises the roof for charity

    It has just been announced that over the past twelve years an annual lunch and sporting auction held at Arley Hall by kind permission of Lord and Lady Ashbrook has raised an impressive £200,000 for research carried out by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT); one of the UK’s leading wildlife research charities.

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  • A final chance to hear a Grenadier's personal account of Afghanistan

    A final chance to hear a Grenadier's personal account of Afghanistan

    A final opportunity to hear the ‘behind the headline’ experiences of a serving officer of the Grenadier Guards while on a recent tour of Afghanistan has been arranged by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust at a specially organised evening talk in Oxfordshire in March.

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  • Second year of photo competition celebrates life of murdered Kent farmer

    Second year of photo competition celebrates life of murdered Kent farmer

    Britain’s leading wildlife research charity is on the lookout for talented young camera enthusiasts to take part in its 2013 nature photography competition.

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  • Essential and legal snare training for land managers

    Essential and legal snare training for land managers

    Another tranche of Scottish Government approved Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) fox and rabbit snaring training courses will be held this February to bring game and wildlife managers up to speed with the latest legislation and essential training requirements.

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