The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s (GWCT) Woodlands for Black Grouse project has planted 1,600 trees to improve winter feeding habitats for the endangered species since it started two years ago.

Supported by a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the project aims not only to increase woodland habitats, but also to help the public learn about the rare blackgrouse in the Northern Pennine Hills.

The rest of this article appears in the 3rd July issue of Shooting Times.

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