Monday, 22 September 2014

Gamewise magazine - winter 2014 issue previewed

The latest issue of Gamewise, our exclusive members' magazine, will hit doorsteps at the start of October so here is a quick preview of what's inside:

Conservation News

GWCT MEMBERS’ CONFERENCE
Raising our game in a challenging world

NATURAL ENGLAND APPOINTMENT
Teresa Dent joins the board of NE

COMMON AGRICULTURAL CHANGES
Owen Paterson visits the Allerton Project

BRIMMING WITH ENTHUSIASTS
CLA Game Fair and the Julian Gardner
photographic award winners

HUGE TEAM EFFORT IN CORNWALL
Former chairman Charles Williams

Expert Advice

AUTUMN ACTION PLAN
Expert advice for October to March, brood cover Q&As

CREATING THE ULTIMATE...

Shrubby cover Q&As, gritting holidays, creating a beetle bank

NEW TRAINING COURSES
Latest courses, books, shooting sticks Conservation Features

INNOVATIVE FARMING AT ALLERTON
Open Farm Sunday, cover crop corner, all change for Stewardship, recycling

OUR CONSERVATION PARTNERS
Graham Hartwell from BASF explains how big businesses and wildlife conservation charities can work together

PRODUCTIVE FALLOW PLOTS OR BARREN WASTELANDS?
Helping to boost lapwing chick survival

TIME FOR A RECOVERY PLAN?
Publishing the hen harrier Joint Recovery Plan

WOODCOCK INSIGHTS AND CONCERNS
An update on the satellite-tagged birds and concerns for our resident population

SHOWING YOU COUNT FOR FARMLAND BIRDS
Sign up for the second Big Farmland Bird Count taking place next February

Regulars

WELCOME
Teresa Dent reflects on the Game Fairs

HAVE YOUR SAY
Letters, membership survey competition

OUR WORK IN SCOTLAND
Research, news, Common Agricultural Policy, Scottish Fair, education and events

COOKERY - COUNTRYSIDE FORAGING
Mike Short shares his recipe for crispy kale

WAYS TO SUPPORT US
This season’s Christmas cards, gifts and sweepstakes

REGIONAL EVENTS
A round-up of events around the UK

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Plan your autumn/winter - events from October to March

MARKETPLACE
What’s hot

THE FINAL WORD
Last year’s winner of the GWCT Cotswold Grey Partridge Trophy and new trustee Richard Benyon MP

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