Last shot? ‘Hated’ Angus and Perthshire grouse shooting groups fight back amid fears ‘deck is stacked’ against them
Leading figures in the Perthshire and Angus grouse shooting industry fear the “deck is stacked” against their sport and way of life.
With most of our six deer species increasing in range and numbers, Joe Gibbs considers what can be done to bring populations back to more manageable levels — and finds that great progress is being made.
Scotland’s gamekeepers are feeling under attack as hatred grips the countryside, says Ross Ewing of the British Association for Shooting and Conservation in Scotland, but there is a better way.
Mike Holliday, who works on Glenample Estate, has opened up about how he has been shouted and sworn at by members of the public.
Campaigners, including TV presenter Chris Packham, want the bloodsport axed, warning it harms the environment and wildlife.
Welsh ministers have been accused of playing ‘animal rights politics’ with Covid support after ‘blood sports’ were excluded from the Economic Resilience Fund.
BASC is calling on individuals who have either installed or maintain duck nesting tubes to assist with the Waterfowlers’ Network citizen science project to help understand their productivity. Through filling in a short form, the data will help determine the effectiveness of nesting tubes over the species’ flyway. BASC has Read more…
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