BASC has issued a reminder of the legal obligations of shoots releasing gamebirds on or within 500m of a European Protected Site in England.
Sponsored by BASC, the annual Countryside Clay Shoot has raised more than £10,000 for the Gamekeepers’ Welfare Trust.
Day two of The Game Fair saw the presentation of The Stanley Duncan Conservation trophy, alongside Special Presentation Awards and Honorary Life Memberships to those who have made an outstanding contribution to their sector of shooting and conservation.
BASC is advising its members to be vigilant around home security after a potential data-breach of a website dealing in firearms.
Restrictions brought on by Covid-19 are likely to have a detrimental impact on grassroots shooting warns BASC, as new firearms applications fall during 2020-21.
The UK’s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), has warned that a significant drop in new entrants to the sport as a result of Covid-19 restrictions could impact the grassroots of shooting. The warning comes on the back of the publication of Home Office statistics Read more…
An SNP MSP has backed the efforts of the UK’s largest shooting organisation to make game shooting more sustainable. Jim Fairlie, the newly elected MSP for Perthshire South and Kinross-shire, has come out in support of the Dunkeld-based British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) who are helping shooters move Read more…
Jim Fairlie MSP has voiced his support for the use of sustainable shotgun ammunition follow his attendance at a BASC event in Perthshire last week.