Nottinghamshire members of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust have raised £57,000 for the research charity at a gourmet dinner and auction.
The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution paid out more than £2million to help support struggling farmers last year.
pupils are expected to receive pheasant cookery lessons over the next three years as part of BASC’s Taste of Game campaign.
According to a recent report by the Scottish Natural Heritage
(SNH), 41 golden eagles out of 131 monitored by the SNH had disappeared under suspicious circumstances between 2004 and 2016.
BASC has pledged £25,000 to support a balanced independent study into the management of the UK’s uplands after Government withdrew its funding.
James Purdey & Sons paid £8,000 at an auction to buy back one of its rare shotguns – a 12bore single-barrelled self-opening sidelock ejector trap guns. Only 59 guns were ever made since it was first produced in 1922.
The Game & Wildlife Conservative Trust’s Allerton Project demonstration farm celebrated its 25th anniversary in June with an open day.