game and wildlife conservation trust

The science of scent

Knowing about scent can give us a bit more knowledge in perfecting our gundog training. Pete Carr explains that understanding different conditions is the key. Understanding scent and scenting conditions can really make a difference when working gundogs. In truth

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Simulated game day raises £41,000

A simulated game day at Hatfield House, Hertfordshire, has raised £41,000 for the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust.

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New study into pheasant chick diets

An important new study has highlighted the importance of a naturalistic diet for pheasant chicks reared in captivity

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Gamekeeping and conservation representatives given honours

Gareth Edwards and Teresa Dent have been recognised in the Queen’s birthday honours list

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Help struggling partridge chicks, says GWCT

The GWCT has urged farmers to help feed young partridges at this crucial time of year

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Farmer leads grey partridge conservation

Award-winning organic farmer John Phillips from Far Hill Farm, Fairford in Gloucestershire, has devoted 17 per cent of his fields to wildlife in the hope of saving the British grey partridge and other rare species. On 23 June Mr Phillips,

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Partridges provide a “blueprint” for Europe

European biodiversity specialists have praised the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust’s grey partridge conservation scheme, ‘Grey Matters’, and have suggested the research could provide a “blueprint” for saving different species across Europe. Farmland biodiversity across Europe has plummeted as agricultural production

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Shakespeare helps raise money for GWCT

The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust will be benefiting from the proceeds raised by an open-air production of ‘The Comedy of Errors’ next month. To be performed by the Castle Theatre Company at Glemham Hall, Woodbridge, Suffolk on Sunday 5 July,

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Shoot raises £60,000 for charities

A charity clay shoot in Sevenoaks, Kent has raised thousands of pounds for Demelza Hospice Care for Children and the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust. The event took place at Chevening House on May 21, and featured four stands, an auction and the

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Stoat traps under threat

An international agreement designed to regulate the fur trade in Europe and America could result in the UK banning currently legal stoat traps. Stoat traps in the UK are widely used for pest control, not for the fur trade, but the

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