Author name: Gareth Dockerty

Gareth is Deputy Director of shooting operations at BASC. Having joined the organisation in 2016, Gareth’s role focuses on ensuring decision makers, stakeholders and the public understand the benefits of shooting for upland habitats and rural communities.

Gareth Dockerty
Group of game shooters

A moral maze

Shooters have various laws and regulations which must be followed. However, one of the strongest forms of guidance is our own moral code.

150,000 advocates

Gareth Dockerty considers the opportunities presented by attending events where the value of face-to-face interaction is often questioned.

A carbon king?

BASC’s Gareth Dockerty discusses the importance of British peatlands as a key carbon store.