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10 May 2016
udding farmer and CBeebies presenter JB Gill, once of boy band JLS, is preparing to enhance his farming skills on a visit to the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s (GWCT) research and demonstration farm in Leicestershire. Read more
12 April 2016
This year the count not only beat the last two years’ records, but also included the spotting of several rare birds over the week. The highlights were a ring ouzel and snow bunting. Read more
06 April 2016
Despite the cold and wet weather, this February over 60 Herefordshire farmers and other land managers got together and counted the birds on their land for this year’s Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust Big Farmland Bird Count.
04 April 2016
The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) are joining together with BASC to provide a two day course in shoot management and shooting techniques.
24 March 2016
This February saw a flock of farmers, gamekeepers and land managers join together to count their farmland birds. With nearly 1,000 farmers spotting 130 species, the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s (GWCT) 2016 Big Farmland Bird Count (BFBC) has been an incredible success.
23 March 2016
Making changes to the early lives of young pheasants can help prevent them dying needlessly, University of Exeter researchers have found.
25 February 2016
Members of Young Farmers’ Clubs (YFC) will be joining conservation and farming experts to enhance their understanding and skills in precision arable farming.
24 February 2016
There are still places on courses in South Dalton, Yorkshire on Thursday 25th February, Fordingbridge, Hampshire on Friday 26th February and Loddington, Leicestershire on 14th March. Read more
24 February 2016
The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s (GWCT) third Big Farmland Bird Count (BFBC) is now complete and the results are flooding in! Read more
16 February 2016
Some spaces remain for GWCT Rat Control for Gamekeepers training courses in Angus and Dumfries.