The end of the shooting season doesn’t mean there is nothing to do. Conservation efforts keep most shooters busy in the off season, says Lewis Bretherton.
Newton Rigg College is a campus in Penrith, which is part of Askham Bryan College. The game and wildlife department there is currently celebrating its 25th year of operations and I was delighted to be invited to experience first-hand what life is like for the game and wildlife students.
I have been a very keen volunteer in the BASC North region for several years; however, the amount of shooting that I have been doing myself has been extremely limited.