NGO Blog

Welcome to the new NGO Blog!

This is the place to find out what is going on in the NGO and in gamekeeping and to get involved. All posts are moderated by the NGO before appearing. Material deemed unsuitable will be excluded. NGO Members can also use the NGO Discussion Forum in the members-only area of this website.

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Win Tickets to the Field and Country Fair

WIN FREE tickets the Field & Country Fair ! We have 6 pairs of tickets to give away - just send an email to tim.weston@nationalgamekeepers.org.uk with your name and email address and the message ‘free tickets’ . Cut off date 10th May 2016 . We’ll then pick 6 winning names at random from those received. The all-new Field & Country Fair is all set to be a true celebration and coming together for everyone that loves the British countryside, fieldsports and the rural way of life. It ...read more

Posted by: Tim Weston / 16 April 2016 at 08:24 / Comment

Feed Focus - Feed and Environment in Harmony

As gamekeepers we are responsible for the welfare of our birds, and for the welfare of their environment. Given that game feed has an impact on the environment, should part of our responsibility include more of a focus on our choice of feed? Game bird feed has an environmental impact both in terms of the sustainable credentials of its ingredients and the effect is has as undigested excreta. While there is legislation related to the application of excreta as fertiliser across much of England’s nitrate vulnerable zones, there is yet to be any legislation mitigating the impact of ...read more

Posted by: Tim Weston / 08 April 2016 at 15:45 / Comment