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Generally speaking

The GWCT shows how research and advice interacts to deliver conservation policy. Here Mike Swan, the GWCT’s head of education, explains the trust’s involvement with General Licences The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust’s research has shown the effect of predatory

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English Partridge: The Ex Factor

Rothwell head keeper John Pyle shares his English partridge releasing experience and advocates the use of ex-layers to solve post release problems normally encountered with this species The English partridge is a bird that has fascinated me since school days,

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Hospice help from Angus keepers

Gamekeepers, staff and guests from an Angus estate have raised £700 for Lippen Care charity and Strathmore Hospice in Forfar, helping to redecorate the hospice lounge. Every year a clay pigeon shoot is held at Glenogil Estate clay ground as a

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Advice for keepers at Leicestershire farm

(c) Paul Wordingham

Places are still available on the part-time keepers’ course run by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) in Leicestershire this September. The course will be held over the weekend of Friday 11 – Sunday 13 September at the GWCT’s

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NEW: The Shooting Show – maize crop pigeons with Geoff Garrod

Geoff’s back for episode 171 of The Shooting Show. The gamekeeping legend is out on his own, setting up in the middle of a maize crop overlooking rape stubbles to take on the winged menace plaguing the crops. But he’s made

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The Gift of Grouse: new campaign showcases best of Scottish

Credit: A Lovel

A major new campaign highlighting the benefits of grouse moors in Scotland was launched today in the Angus Glens.  The Gift of Grouse, unveiled today to mark the Glorious Twelfth, the start of the grouse shooting season, is a yearlong initiative

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Game food given funding boost

Scotland’s Natural Larder has been given a grant of £11,000 by the Community Food Fund

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Young Gamekeeper of the Year announced

20-year-old Duncan Seaton from Dores near Inverness was announced as Young Gamekeeper of the Year

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Win a Polaris Ranger

The NGO is offering the chance to win a Polaris Ranger Diesel 1000 D UTV, worth more than £13,000 plus VAT

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Nominations now open for Bellamy Trophy 2015

The National Gamekeepers’ Organisation Educational Trust is inviting nominations for this year’s Bellamy Trophy

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